FES 3833 - Emerging Issues in Environmental Disaster Management
(3 Credit Hours)
This course provides the student with an overview of society’s need for planning for disastrous situations. The lessons discuss the best practice and proper methodologies required when preparing for or preventing disaster in land for farming or construction. The course also focuses on mitigation measures that are required to reduce risk from natural and technological hazards. In addition, the course provides the student with an understanding of interagency cooperation between emergency responders such as fire departments, police departments, and emergency medical personnel and the emergency manager to prevent or reduce injury and damage from a disaster.
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