2023-2024 Catalog 
    
    Jul 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FOR30390 - Emergency and Disaster Preparedness & Planning

(3 units)
This course provides students with an understanding of historical and contemporary core principles and practices of emergency preparedness and planning. Topics include vulnerability detection and hazard analysis, planning and preparedness, communication, prevention and mitigation strategies, rapid decision-making, and functioning collaboratively within the rapidly evolving landscape. Current emergency management models, including the National Response Framework (NRF) and the National Incident Management System (NIMS) are reviewed. Laws, regulations, and policies that impact interagency cooperation are also reviewed.