2016-2017 Graduate Bulletin

PMT 760 Emergency Management: Mitigation and Recovery

This course is an investigation of existing organizations and evolving organizations and their initiatives to improve disaster mitigation and recovery in the public and private sectors. This course examines the role of international and national organizations in accomplishing disaster mitigation and recovery operations. Review of case studies of emergency management mitigation and recovery to reveal successesand lessons for future events are undertaken. The course will also describe presidential disaster declarations from a U.S. perspective and discuss examples of losses avoided through community mitigation efforts. Impacts of recovery regimes will also be explored at the organizational and community level.




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