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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EPT 280 Building Resilient Communities

Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Credits: 3
This course covers concepts needed to design and implement strategies in protecting communities from disasters, including decreasing community vulnerability and increasing community resiliency. Topics include disclosure of hazards, lifeline systems, evacuation planning, infrastructure location, analysis of building codes, public policy, natural environmental proactive systems, and educational programs. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a basic disaster-resilient community plan.