PUBA 463 :: Disaster Recovery and Hazard Mitigation
Spring 2014 @UH West Oahu

CRN: 69115
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: G. Dias
diasg@hawaii.edu
Instructional Mode: Online
Dates: 01/13/2014 - 05/09/2014
Course Prerequisites: Pre: Completion of 6 lower division credits (PUBA 100, 101, 102 or 203 highly recommended).
Course Description: Household, organizational, and community recovery from disasters discussed in the context of mitigation activities to reduce vulnerability to disasters. Recovery policies, processes, and outcomes are examined at the local, state, and federal levels. Issues related to local adoption of mitigation measures are considered. The course addresses chemical properties of hazardous materials and wastes; legal requirements for their handling, storage, transportation, and disposal; methods of protecting employees, facilities, and the community.
Textbooks: Books may be purchased at the West Oahu bookstore or ordered online at http://www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/westoahu.
Technical Requirements: This is an internet class. No required chats. Access the class through https://laulima.hawaii.edu. Use your UH username and password to login. Computer requirements for online courses and Laulima tutorials are available at http://www.uhwo.hawaii.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-student-tutorials/
Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013 14:01:36