EMG 3001: Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness


This course will provide students with an in-depth understanding of two of the phases in the disaster cycle: mitigation and preparedness. Students will analyze the concepts of vulnerability and risk and develop an understanding of how to mitigate and prepare an area for future disaster events.


  1. Analyze and discuss ways to plan and prepare for an emergency or disaster.
  2. Analyze the concept of crisis management.
  3. Identify and discuss the principles of effective disaster planning.
  4. Identify, analyze, and design an all-hazard emergency plan.


  1. EMG 3000


Managing emergencies and crises

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning (2013)
Author: Kapucu, N., & Özerdem, A.
ISBN: 9780763781552
Price: $104.26

Large scale incident management

Publisher: Delmar (2009)
Author: Haraway, M.
ISBN: 9781428359932
Price: $51.56

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact Student Services at students@waldorf.edu