EMG307 Developing a Disaster Recovery Plan (16)

In this subject students will develop an understanding of the strategies to be implemented to assist a community to recover after a disaster. This involves students learning how to apply the Community Analysis model to a community of their choice in order to generate a genuine recovery management plan.

Subject Outlines
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Session 2 (60)
Manly Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EMG307. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to implement the Community Analysis Process
  • be able to analyse the social characteristics and infrastructure of a community
  • be able to detail the recovery management needs
  • be able to prioritise the recovery management needs
  • be able to integrate contemporary community development concepts in their recommendations for enhancing community recovery capabilities


This subject will cover the following topics:


The community analysis process

Analysing the social and physical characteristics of a community

Recovery management strategies

Specification of recovery management needs from an impact assessment

Prioritisation of recovery management needs

Case studies


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or ask@csu.edu.au or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2019 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.