CMR 563 - Principles of Emergency Management and Disaster Preparedness
Course Description: In the unpredictable world of emergency operations, conditions change rapidly as does the knowledge needed to lead the response. Whether responding to hurricanes, terrorist attacks, or hazmat spills, officials need the tools and information to establish command and control, coordinate communication, evacuate citizens, and execute clean-up operations to protect human and wildlife populations and natural resources. This course addresses all stages of disaster management in a comprehensive and holistic manner; including (i) pre-disaster preparedness and mitigation, (ii) rescue and relief in the context of disaster and (iii) post-disaster rehabilitation, reconstruction and recovery.
Credit Hours: 3
Corequisite Courses: None
Prerequisite Courses: None
Additional Restrictions/ Requirements: None
Course Repeatability Course may not be repeated Maximum Repeatable Hours: 3
ADDITIONAL COURSE INFORMATION
Equivalent Courses: None
Undergraduate Crosslisting: None
Additional Course Fees: None
Course Attribute: None
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