2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (March 2015) 
    
    Jul 07, 2022  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (March 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MSEM 6200 - Risk Assessment, Preparedness, and Disaster Mitigation


(5 cr.) Risk assessment and mitigation are key components to effective emergency management and all-hazard planning and response. Students in this course focus on the methods and techniques required to assess an organization or government’s risk associated with the protection of human life and capital assets. They study ways to evaluate the social vulnerabilities to disaster and the special needs of at-risk populations, and they explore methods to reduce vulnerabilities and build capacity through structural and nonstructural mitigation. Additionally, students complete the FEMA Emergency Management Institute course IS-393.a: Introduction to Hazard Mitigation as part of this course.



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