Disaster management (or emergency management) is the creation of plans through which communities reduce vulnerability to hazards and cope with disasters. Disaster management does not avert or eliminate the threats; instead, it focuses on creating plans to decrease the effect of disasters. Failure to create a plan could lead to damage to assets, human mortality, and lost revenue.

Independent Study Exams

Independent Study Exams now require a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Student Identification (SID) Number. If you do not yet have a SID, register for one today! Access the following links to register and find classes: