Disaster Planning, Mitigation, and Recovery

The purpose of Disaster Planning, Mitigation and Recovery is to introduce the concepts and skills of hazard mitigation and recovery planning, vulnerability risk analysis, and implementation of a communitywide program disaster preparedness plan, and to relate them to hazard planning and mitigation processes of disaster planning. Students will design an exercise, identify the logistics necessary for execution and management of the exercise, and develop an exercise evaluation plan. The course instruction will follow and meet the guidelines established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency exercise design and evaluation courses and the Department of Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program.