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EMHS 410 - Social Dimensions, Lifecycle and Ethics of Disaster Units: 3

This course will examine the common patterns that make up the disaster lifecycle across a spectrum of historical and current events. Vulnerability, hazards, risk, technology, human behavior, and community will be explored to identify how they contribute to or mitigate the impact of disaster on societies. Ethical considerations will be explored that influence all phases of the disaster lifecycle.

Enrollment Requirements: Students must be admitted to the Emergency Management/Homeland Security program. Department approval required.