DURP Course Catalog

UP438 - Disasters and Urban Planning

Overview:

Introduction to the role of urban planners in preparing for and rebuilding after disasters. Emphasizes U.S. planning practice, with particular attention to the role of local government. Includes basic U.S. emergency management laws and framework, local mitigation planning, and post-disaster recovery planning. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, senior in Urban Planning, or consent of instructor.

Prerequisite:

Graduate standing, senior in Urban Planning, or consent of instructor.

Credit:

4 hours

Instructor:

Olshansky

Notes:

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