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CRMJ 222 - Disaster and Catastrophic Emergency Operations

(3,0)3 Credits
Prerequisite(s): CRMJ 120 - Introduction to Homeland Security & Emergency Management .
This course examines emergency operations when dealing with disasters. Based on current concepts of emergency management that follow an all hazards approach, it will focus on management of natural, accidental and intentional disasters. Emphasis is placed on an organized and unified response of public safety, private and volunteer agencies. It explores the principles and strategies of crises and consequence management. It offers a basic understanding of Federal, State, and local public safety services, their functions, and responsibilities during disasters. Disaster scene management will follow the structure of the Incident Command System and the National Incident Management system. Examination of realistic events and case studies will address current and future trends directed to improve the effectiveness of disaster response.Offered in the spring semester.

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