Principles of Disaster and Emergency Management

İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi
LEVEL
Master
PhD
TYPE
Course
MODES
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LANGUAGE
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ECTS
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PERIOD
30/12/2022 to 07/05/2023

Course Description

Course Description: Concepts and definitions: emergency, disaster, emergency and disaster management, history of disaster, all hazards natural disasters (atmospheric and hyrological disasters, geological and seismic disasters), technological disasters (dam failures, fires, traffic incidents, hazardous materials, nuclear accidents) hazard and hazard analysis / four phases of disaster management (preparedness, mitigation, response, recovery) / resource management: need to supplement resources, private sector resources, all stakeholders and roles: (public, private sector, central and local government), framework of an integrated emergency and disaster management system: coordination, cooperation, communication, and capacity building, chain of command system in disaster management, applications and case studies, emergency and disaster management proficiency. Course Objectives: To give a global view for the principles of emergency & disaster management To define all the needed phases of emergency and disaster management and the participants and their roles. Depending on the emergency manager and his responsibilities do define the trends and behaviors in emergency & disaster management in the past, nowadays and the needs in the future from this viewpoint or framework, thus to give an idea of life long learning and to get experience.

Subject area

Disaster Management

Educational-info

Validation mode

Multidisciplinary: art design humanities

Organizer

Partner

İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi

Faculty

Istanbul Teknik Üniversitesi

Department

Graduate School

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