Course Description

This class is designed to expose you to the cycles of disasters, the roots of emergency planning in the U.S., how to understand and map vulnerabilities, and expose you to the disaster planning in different contexts, including in developing countries.
Learning Resource Types
Written Assignments
A photo of two men standing in debris after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. They are surrounded by damaged houses and fallen telephone poles and wires.
Residents begin to assess the damage after Hurricane Maria hit the island of Dominica in September 2017. (Photo courtesy of Roosevelt Skerrit on Flickr and is in the public domain.)