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2012-13 Vincennes University Catalog 
2012-13 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMAP 100 - Principles of Emergency Management

3 hrs (Sem I)
The course will cover concepts of emergency management and its integration of systems, basic definitions, identification of hazards and resources. The role of the local emergency manager will be discussed and how this links to specific practices and information, including community hazards analysis, mitigation strategies, damage assessment, and assistance programs for recovery. The coordination of various systems, networks, and agreements among various government and other organizations will be discussed. Legal issues involving emergency management will be discussed. Students will learn to apply these skills and information learned through various group activities and exercises. 3 lecture hours.