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PA 543 Emerg Mgmt:Planning/Response

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: none
Distance Learning Options:

Examines the theory and practice of strategic and operational planning for hazards and disasters. Reviews the principles associated with evaluation of threats, risk and vulnerabilities as related to the formulation of prevention programs and plans. The principles of risk identification and communication, management and coordination of resources, and public education will be examined. The organizational aspects of emergency management and its position within local, state, and national governments will be discussed from the federal, state, local and tribal perspectives.