Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in college composition written at a college level and read college-level texts.
This course is for students who want to know about emergency planning and response. The course covers this subject using the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS) as part of the National Response Framework (NRF). Students learn about national responses to all types of disasters and emergencies in the United States; and how the NRF’s flexibility is used in the public-private sector of the homeland security enterprise, including governmental agencies and regulatory and legal sources responsible for hazard mitigation. Students apply concepts learned in the course to risk assessments and in developing strategies and plans at local, state, national, and international levels.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921
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