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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions


PADM 1734 Disasters

Course description

(summer only) This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

This course addresses key topics in disaster prevention and recovery. To understand disasters, students will learn about the role of climate change in disasters, as well as the fields of vulnerability, resilience, and adaptation. The focus is on developing an understanding of problems and trends, discussing challenges, and anticipating likely outcomes in disaster planning, management, and recovery. Students will discuss the lessons to be learned from academic research and past experiences to ensure more effective management of natural and manmade disasters.


The next offering of this course is undetermined at this time. Find similar upcoming programs by tag: ecology/nature, government, law/policy, sustainability

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