Homeland Security Emergency Contingency Planning   [Archived Catalog]
San Antonio College Schedule/Catalog 2012-2013

HMSY 1339 - Homeland Security Emergency Contingency Planning

Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301
Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0303
this course is the st6udy of the procedures for establishing a process and structure for the systematic, coordinated, and effective delivery of emergency assistance to address the consequences of any major disaster or emergency occurring in any region of the U.S. or other countries. An Emergency Contingency Plan will be developed that outlines, public and private agency responses, recovery, and mitigation available to augment local, state, and federal efforts to save lives and protect public health, safety, and property. It includes an overview of the types of aid available to individuals and communities after a disaster, interagency and intergovernmental emergency preparedness, planning, training, exercises, coordination, and information exchange leading to the development of supplemental plans and procedures to implement agency response activities t rapidly and efficiently recover from the disaster or emergency.

Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

CIP: 44.0401

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