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    May 28, 2024  
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EMERG 110 - Hazard Analysis and Mitigation



4.0 Credits
Hazard awareness and analysis, disaster preparedness and mitigation strategies, and creation of an emergency response plan, including awareness and outreach.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Differentiate types of hazards, disasters, their physical characteristics and secondary effects: natural, technological and man-made.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the hazard mitigation planning process in preparedness and prevention for individuals and local communities.
  3. Identify resources and tools to assist in the identification, research and analysis of hazards and the mitigation processes, local, regional and national.
  4. Develop and present a hazards analysis and a mitigation strategy and plan.
  5. Describe the role of the hazard analysis in mitigation and disaster preparedness.
  6. Describe the foundations of a resilient economy within a community and the private sector.
  7. Research grants, programs and other opportunities offered for hazard mitigation by government agencies.
  8. Explain different forms of hazard management and mitigation strategies at different levels of government.
  9. Conduct a risk and vulnerability assessment.



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