URSP 688A Recent Developments in Urban Studies; Community Resilience: Hazard Mitigation, Adaptation, and Disaster Recovery Planning

Course

Overview

Faculty Assigned
Credits
3
Term
Spring
Schedule/Location
M 7:00pm - 9:40pm (ARC 1103)

Synopsis

Catalog Description

This course will provide introduction to the concept of resilience, particularly as it relates to supporting community resilience through hazard mitigation, adaption, and disaster recovery planning. This course will explore, through a multihazard approach, the necessary connection between recovery and mitigation. This course will highlight the concept of social vulnerability and the insidious ways in which some groups are disadvantaged in their ability to resist, adapt to, respond to, and recover from natural hazards and environmental threats.