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2018-2019 Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GLST 6593 - Disaster Relief and Development


3 credits

Students will examine the critical concepts, principles, and tools that are needed in order to effectively in order to effectively engage in the humanitarian context, as well as the relationship between disaster relief and community development. Special attention is paid to climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction, and protection issues. The course seeks to provide an opportunity for students to develop a framework for a holistic approach to disaster relief. This course will prepare students for optional certification in humanitarian action under the Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) Credentialing Program.



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