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HLS-5010 Natural Disasters and Security Planning

This course will investigate a wide range of natural disasters and develop appropriate plans for mitigating resulting problems. Natural disasters include a variety of events from earthquakes, tornadoes, floods, and fires to the outbreak of disease and may themselves trigger secondary disaster situations such as chemical spills, nuclear incidents, and power outages. This course focuses on the impacts of disasters on security, critical resources, and key infrastructure.

Credits: 3

Offered in Jan 2024, Sep 2024, Mar 2025

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