Wk.Day Mon. Date Topic Key Concepts Readings 1 T Jan 23 Why an EHC Class? What led to the new College? Why are these concepts related? 1 Th Jan 25 Risks and Hazards What are risks? What are hazards? How do we think about them in EHC? DHS. 2011. Strategic National Risk Assessment (SNRA). DHS. 2010. Risk Lexicon. Schulz, K. 2015. The Really Big One.The New Yorker. 2 T Jan 30 Governing EHC What are government agenciesresponsible for in EHC? Federal, state and local perspectives Boin Ch 1 Birkland, T. Waterman, S. 2008. Is Federalism The Reason for Policy Failure in Hurricane Katrina? Publius. Vol. 38. Issue 4. 2 Th Feb 1 EHC Across Sectors Private sector roles inEHC Non-profit sector roles in EHC Hayes, J. Ebinger, C. (2011) The Private Sector and the Role of Risk and Responsibility in Securing the Nation's Infrastructure. JHSEM. 8(1). 3 T Feb 6 Risk Management Strategies What strategies do we use to deal with risk? DHS. 2011. Risk Management Fundamentals: Homeland Security Risk Management. 3 Th Feb 8 Risk and Risk Assessment 1 RA Process across EHC Fischoff Ch 1-2
4 T Feb 13 Vocabulary Quiz QUIZ QUIZ 4 Th Feb 15 Risk and Risk Assessment 2 Risk Assessment Examples EXERCISE 1 Fischoff Ch 3 University of Western Australia. 2013. Event Risk Assessment Guide. 5 T Feb 20 Emergency Preparedness and Management 1 The History of Emergency Management Civil Defense NEMA. 2011. State Emergency Management Director Handbook.