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GEHS 6710 - Terorism and Disaster Management, 3 credits

This course addresses the fundamentals of environmental public health as they were played out during Hurricane Katrina and as they apply to other disaster scenarios, including terrorism. The lectures will be presented by leaders in environmental public health who were instrumental in the response and recovery efforts along the Gulf Coast following Katrina. Basic and advanced environmental health aspects of water supply vulnerabilities, debris management, infectious diseases, refugee care, worker safety and airborne agents are covered. All topics for discussion will be coupled with detailed case study from the lecturers' experiences during the Katrina response.


     

 
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