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EMGT 3080  AGENCY COLLABORATION DURING DISASTERS (3 credits)

Federal, state, and local agency cooperation and interoperability in the provision of emergency management will be studied in this course. Federal, state, and local government authority and roles will be explored in concert with collaborative management programs. The origins of collaborative partnerships will be presented along with introduction of the Emergency Management Assistance Compact, development of volunteer networks, and formation of partnerships with the Citizen Corps, Community emergency Response Teams, the Medical Reserve Corps and Mercy Medical Airlift, and other groups that have the potential to contribute to the emergency management and response effort.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): EMGT 2020, EMGT 2050, PA 3000 / CRCJ 3000 or concurrent.