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The first part of the class is a lecture on the public policy and political contexts in which state hazard mitigation plans are prepared and implemented. It draws on Birkland's concept of natural disasters as focusing events that place mitigation on the public agenda. It reviews the quality of state hazard mitigation plans prepared in the U.S. under the Stafford Act, in terms of "good" planning criteria and in terms of achieving long-term sustainability, including the challenges and... More
Date Added to MERLOT: August 04, 2006
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 27, 2011
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Submitter: Don Beckering

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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Upper Division
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Language: English
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