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CRJ 328 - Disaster Response & Recovery

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
The purpose of this course is to enable students to understand and think critically about response and recovery operations in the profession of emergency management. Students will utilize problem-based learning by analyzing actual disaster events and applying the theories, principals, and practice of response and recovery. In addition, students will learn about the issues faced by special populations and how to address these special needs in natural disaster response and recovery.
Competencies
  1. Describe key aspects of the response mission area
    1. Describe the core concepts of the National Response Framework
    2. Discuss what occurs during a disaster and the impact it has of life, property, and the environment
  2. Discuss elements of effective decision making during incident response.
    1. Describe features and advantages of using the Incident Command System (ICS) for incident response.
    2. Describe key roles in incident response
  3. Examine resource management planning during response operations
    1. List the steps in resource management planning
    2. Describe the process for managing resources during an incident
  4. Describe key aspects of the recovery mission area
    1. Discuss the core principles of recovery
    2. List the steps in the disaster recovery process
  5. Explain typical disaster recovery operations
    1. Identify Individual Assistance (IA) programs
    2. Describe types of Public Assistance (PA)
  6. Analyze human responses to disasters
    1. Examine special issues during recovery including damage to the environment from hazards and sheltering animal populations
    2. Identify actions to promote emotional healing in the community after a disaster

Competencies Revised Date: 2019



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