POSC 3354: Emergency Management

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Credits 3
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This course focuses on the evolution of U.S. disaster policy and the practice of emergency management, with particular attention top the roles of local governments and nonprofit agencies in disaster management. The course examines the major policy issues, including the utility of the “all–hazard” or comprehensive model of emergency management, the role of the military in disaster operations, state and local capacity building, and the design and implementation of hazard mitigation policies and programs. Prerequisites: POSC 2331 and 2332.
POSC 3354 Prerequisites: POSC 2331, 2332