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POL 558. Global Disaster Relief Policy

Credits: 3
Department: Political Science
Description: International community's response to relief needs. Roles of intergovernment organizations (UN, WHO) and NGOs: administration, funding sources and their impact on efficacy.
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Analyze how political, economic, and cultural elements are involved in disaster relief.
2. Analyze specific international issues and propose and evaluate responses.
3. Identify appropriate immediate responses to natural and man-mad disasters.
4. Synthesize an appropriate and individualized response to disasters.
5. Implement a disaster relief program within 24 hours of a mock disaster.

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