Mar 06, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog

Course Descriptions


    HLS 491 - Post Disaster Response and Recovery

    The purpose of this course is to uncover the principles that promote effective disaster response and recovery operations. The course will review popular myths and realities regarding human behavior in catastrophic events in addition to divergent approaches for disaster management. The importance of addressing the needs of the affected population will be discussed, and will include recommendations to fulfill a variety of important response and recovery functions. Various problems associated with response and recovery operations will be identified.

    Credits: 3