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    May 28, 2024  
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EMERG 137 - Technology in Emergency Management



3.0 Credits
Provides a detailed overview of the types of technology used in emergency planning, response, recovery, and mitigation situations, as well as the key elements that must be in place for technology to enhance communication in the emergency management process.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the role technology plays in the support of emergency planning, response, recovery, and mitigation efforts.
  2. Identify the components of an emergency management information system.
  3. Describe the key elements that must be in place for technology to enhance the emergency management process.
  4. Identify operational problems that impact the use of technology in an emergency management setting.
  5. Discuss potential cultural factors to consider when using technology applications in an emergency management setting.
  6. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of different types of warning systems.



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