EMG509 Community Disaster Recovery (4)

This subject introduces students to the concept of community disaster recovery and its focus within the emergency management context. It will explore the principles of community disaster recovery and examine how contemporary practice in community disaster recovery is evolving.The use of electronic technologies for communication is becoming more widely used within emergency management practice, and this subject provides students with the opportunity to use digital technologies to analyse and report on innovative contemporary community disaster recovery practice.


Micro Session 2 (32)
Manly Campus
Micro Session 5 (72)
Manly Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EMG509. 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 define what is meant by community disaster recovery;
  • be able to identify, critically evaluate and reflect on innovative community disaster recovery practices; and
  • be able to produce an audio-visual presentation on a selected innovative community disaster recovery practice.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Effects of disasters on communities
  • National principles of community disaster recovery
  • Planning for community disaster recovery
  • Community recovery environments
  • Pecha Kucha presentations

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.