Risk Perception

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The purpose of Hazards Risk Management is to provide participants, who include students enrolled in emergency management programs at universities, colleges, and community colleges throughout the country, with a working knowledge of the different processes and actions required of a community or entity wishing to reduce or otherwise manage their vulnerability and risk. Participants in this course will discuss the underlying risk assessment and analysis theory, and explore the key steps and actions that can be taken to manage risk inclusive of: studying and understanding the community or entity at risk, establishing a context for hazards risk management; identifying and profiling hazards; understanding the influence and effect of risk perception; analyzing and assessing hazard risk; communicating risk; understanding, assessing, and acting on risk mitigation options; and assessing the overall process risk management process. Participants will look at the domestic and international experience, and draw lessons learned and best practices from both

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