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2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin
Appalachian State University
   
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

P A 5140 - Emergency Management Systems (3)


When Offered: Fall. Alternate years
This course covers the roles and responsibilities of local, state and federal government agencies in times of disaster. Four key actions (planning, response, recovery and mitigation) are highlighted in understanding the changing role of government vis-à-vis individuals and businesses in minimizing loss of life and property due to natural, technological and terrorist actions. This course focuses on preparedness planning issues, intergovernmental relations, financial support for affected communities, and the changing requirements for professional development in Emergency Management in the 21st Century.