Western Washington University
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Natural Hazards Planning part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Courses
This interdisciplinary course emphasizes creation of safer human settlements through application of hazard mitigation strategies in community planning, site selection and layout, infrastructure design, and building design. This course is intended to provide an overview of geological and meteorological natural hazards; the mandates and responsibilities of various levels of government; and the tools, techniques, and processes available to them for mitigation.