EMG 4001: Interagency Disaster Management


Students will analyze the interagency aspect to emergency management. Crucial to this course is an understanding of the intergovernmental, inter-organizational, and interagency collaboration that continuously occurs when working in the field. Students will also develop an understanding of the political, legal, and economic impact on emergency management.


  1. Identify and analyze the stakeholders involved with emergency management.
  2. Evaluate the multi-jurisdictional influence between stakeholders during disasters and emergencies.
  3. Analyze the political, legal, and economic natures of disasters and their impact on stakeholders.
  4. Examine and compare the roles of NGOs and non-profits in emergency management.
  5. Identify and understand the process to make agreements between communities and states.
  6. Analyze the purpose for and need for interagency and inter-organizational support in a disaster.
  7. Evaluate the importance of interagency and inter-organization support when recovering from a disaster.
  8. Evaluate the role of governmental and nongovernmental organizations from preparedness to recovery.


  1. EMG 3000
  2. EMG 3000


Handbook of emergency response: A human factors and systems engineering approach

Publisher: CRC Press (2014)
Author: Badiru, A .B., & Racz, L. (Eds.).
ISBN: 9781138077331
Price: (No information available)

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