Earthquake Disaster Policies

Institution:
Middle East Technical University
Specialization:
EE/ES - Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology
Term:
Spring 2016
Teacher(s):
MURAT BALAMIR
Credits:
8
Date (from - to):
01/02/2016 – 31/07/2016

Natural and technological hazards and their impacts as subjects of policy; forms and levels of disaster policies; pre-disaster and post-disaster policy orientations; conflicts in natural and social systems and processes; central and local administrations and disasters; operational tools of policy, emergency management; risk avoidance, minimization and sharing; administrative and legal structures in disaster management; hazard and risk assessment mitigation planning and its tools; safety standards in land use; policies to upgrade safety in existing urban areas; appropriate structuring of risk sharing mechanisms and insurance; training, professional and public education.