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Disaster Resilience and Recovery Through Land Use Planning

This course focuses on common planning tools and policies for hazard recovery and mitigation. Disaster Resilience is a product of Texas A&M's Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center, focusing principly on storms, hurricanes, water damage, climatological concerns, and flooding in a new era of catastrophes. Topics include social mitigation for vulnerable communities, adoption and implementation of mitigation strategies, and real-world examples of recovery efforts in areas impacted by Hurricane Ike.

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Course Info

  • Duration 6 video lessons (78 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2013
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Howdy! (1 min)
  • 2. A New Era of Catastrophes (14 mins)
  • 3. What's Hazard Mitigation? (17 mins)
  • 4. Mitigation Policies and Strategies (15 mins)
  • 5. Influencing Factors (16 mins)
  • 6. Recovery Efforts with Lori Field Schwarz (13 mins)

Course Description

This course focuses on common planning tools and policies for hazard recovery and mitigation. Disaster Resilience is a product of Texas A&M's Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center, focusing principly on storms, hurricanes, water damage, climatological concerns, and flooding in a new era of catastrophes. Topics include social mitigation for vulnerable communities, adoption and implementation of mitigation strategies, and real-world examples of recovery efforts in areas impacted by Hurricane Ike.

Learn these skills

  • Environmental Planning
  • Land Use
  • Public Health
  • Sustainability
  • Urban Design
  • Zoning Codes

SACPLAN CPD

This course is approved for 1.5 SACPLAN CPD point. 

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Walter Gillis Peacock

Walter Gillis Peacock

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