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Emergency Management for Government and the Public Sector, picture of dome on capital buliding EM: Planning & Preparedness for Homeland Security & Emergency Management Post-9/11 and Post-Katrina Certificate Course is a Course

EM: Planning & Preparedness for Homeland Security & Emergency Management Post-9/11 and Post-Katrina Certificate Course

Ended May 3, 2020

$400 Enroll

Full course description

April 6 - May 3, 2020   The course is designed to introduce those taking the course to a wide array of accompanying issues and concerns involving planning and preparedness for homeland security and emergency management in a post-9/11, postKatrina
world.. Some specific areas that will be addressed during the course include the following:

1. The cultural divide between homeland security and emergency management that has evolved since 9/11 and that has become even more apparent in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and the role this cultural divide has played before and after Hurricane Katrina;

2. The post-Katrina efforts on the part of DHS to embrace an all-hazards approach to homeland security and emergency management;

3. The need to refocus efforts on prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery, and continuity of operations in a way that will help ensure the· reliability,resilience, stability, and continuity of critical infrastructure;

4. The need to include an emphasis on the development of disaster resistant communities and regions, including disaster resistant infrastructure within those communities and regions and within the nation as a whole especially in light of the wide range of challenges and threats facing the nation.