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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences|
Disasters are a human construct, where a natural hazard interacts with a community, overwhelming emergency services and causing widespread loss. Planning for disasters is a multi-disciplinary process that involves understanding, analysing, mapping and measuring communities, their infrastructure and their physical characteristics and location. The knowledge is necessary for preparing people to deal with hazards, to mitigate against disaster and to recover from hazards that impact communities.
|GE3606 and GE5606 and EV3606|
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal|
|Census Date 23-Aug-2012|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor David King|
|Lecturers:||<Person not found>, Assoc. Professor David King.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (40%); team exercises and report (30%); assignments (30%).|
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