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EMG206 Critical Analysis of Disaster Response (16)

Abstract

In this subject students will enhance their understanding of current emergency operations management and specifically what actions could be taken during the pre-impact and impact phases of any emergency. The subject will cover current legislation, emergency prevention, communications during emergencies, the three phases of an emergency, current pre-impact arrangements, the roles, responsibilities and authority of the Emergency Services and specifically what actions could be taken during the impact phase of an emergency/disaster.

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Session 1
OnlineManly Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EMG206
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLAustralian Graduate School of Policing and Security

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  - be able to describe the pre-impact and impact phases of an emergency event; - be able to identify and describe the communication systems used prior to and during emergency events; - be able to describe the legislation and regulations relevant to management of emergency events; - be able to describe the geographical and time implications of an emergency event; - be able to describe the preventative and or mitigating actions or contributory actions relating to an emergency event; - be able to describe the plan implementation aspects relating to an emergency event; - be able to outline the roles and responsibilities of the organisations involved in an emergency/disaster; - be able to detail the command and control responsibilities during the impact phase of an emergency/disaster; - be able to describe the activation and operation of operations centres during an emergency event; - be able to describe the media management strategies implemented during the impact phase of an emergency event; - be able to examine the evacuation process and describe the factors affecting evacuations during and emergency event; and - be able to describe the management of external operational aid during an emergency event.

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
  Legislation Communications Time and geographical implications Preventive or mitigating actions Implementation of plans Roles and responsibilities Command and control Oerations centres Media Evacuation External operational aid

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 20 October 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.