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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
HRT433 Disaster Management (EC 5) 927006 4 7 3
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Understanding the term of natural disaster and its effects on human life. To teach what to do before disaster, disaster and after disaster in natural disasters. To teach how to reduce the effects of natural disasters.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
  1. Learn the basic requirements of disaster management.
  2. Will have scientific knowledge and skills to minimize the effects of disasters on people and the environment.
  3. Will be able to work in a group related to disaster management and to have the knowledge, skills and experience to manage this group.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
• Woo, G., 1999, The Mathematics of Natural Catastrophes, Imperial Coll. Press.
• Bryant, E.A., 1991, Natural Hazards, Cambridge University Press.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Introduction to Disaster and Disaster Management.
2.Classification of disasters.
3.Disaster laws from past to present. Investigation of the Law on Organization and Duties of the Presidency of Disaster and Emergency Management of the Prime Ministry.
5.Disaster management systems.
6.Modern disaster management system, integrated disaster management system.
7.Emergency management.
8.What is risk management? What is crisis management?
9.nstitutions and organizations responsible for disaster management in Turkey, duties and responsibilities.
11.Disaster management and disaster management systems in some developed countries.
12.Loss reduction and studies in order to reduce disaster losses in Turkey.
13.Financial aspects of disaster management and disaster budget planning.
14.Issues of disaster management and education in Turkey and the world.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination14228
Individual Study for Final Examination14228