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The anatomy of the disaster at the BP refinery. Management and technical problems are highlighted. Factors that are... see more

This presentation examines the various biological agents that terrorists could use against food or water supplies. This... see more

This is a companion site to a program that was broadcast on Nova in 2001. Topics include History of Biowarfare, Global... see more

During the first part of this class, the instructor describes the natural and man-made forces that lead to coastal... see more

This course identifies the issues, reviews the work of various studies and committees, critique the recommended proposals... see more

This course examines those emergency management principles that are most relevant to executives within tourism,... see more

The first part of the class is a lecture on the issues and context of ethical hazard mitigation planning and action. The... see more

The first part of the class describes the extent of losses from natural hazards, particularly flooding, and summarizes... see more

The first part of the class is a lecture on the public policy and political contexts in which state hazard mitigation... see more

This class reviews the assumptions and actions underlying the implementation of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 at... see more

This unique training addresses the institutional culture of five responder groups: law enforcement, EMS, fire, public... see more

"the video includes a new four-minute 3-D computer animation depicting the first explosion – known as a “primary event” –... see more

This course provides an understanding of the principles and practice of hazard mitigation in the United States at the... see more

The first part of the class is a lecture on the issues and approaches to measuring success in hazard mitigation. The... see more

This class describes the making of a hazard mitigation plan. The first part of the class describes briefly the key... see more

This lesson plan will help develop an understanding of the complexity of the American federal system and how it affects... see more

The first part of the class is a lecture on the context for and issues involved in state hazard mitigation planning... see more

The first part of the class describes the uses of structural approaches to hazard mitigation. It provides examples of... see more

The first part of the class provides a summary of the history of buyouts as a hazard mitigation option. This is followed... see more

These videos which have been produced by Kansas State University are excellent and inexpensive resources

A Chemical Safety Board Video reporting the factors which lead to the explosion in Danvers Massachusetts in 2006

The objective of this short course is to use three illustrative case studies to reinforce basic concepts and principles... see more

The purpose of the course is to integrate theoretical perspectives about disaster response with practical knowledge,... see more

This class describes how flood and earthquake hazard areas are mapped and how the maps can be used to notify the public... see more