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Community Preparedness and Disaster Management

Main organization(s): University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), Department of Health Policy and Administration. School of Public Health.




The programme is aimed at professionals and person aspiring to become emergency managers. The course enable the participants to enhance their understanding on current issues facing disaster management to the analytical methods used to evaluate risk, as well as the roles and responsibilities of federal, state and local governmental agencies.

Subject areas

Community Health, Public health security, Community health disasters, Public health disasters, Emergency management.

Target audience

University students, Disaster management professionals.

Admission Requirement

No specific degree level is required for admission into the Community Preparedness and Disaster Management Certificate Program. For further details consult the course manager.



Geographical coverage



1 year.

Application procedure

Non-refundable application fee of $70, Current Resume, Statement of Purpose - indicating your reason or reasons for applying and how you expect this program to contribute to your career or professional development, for further details please refer to admissions section. Applications can be submitted online.

Tuition & cost

Tuition and costs are subject to change.

Deadline for application

01 November 2007 for classes starting in Januray 2008.


Ms. Kim Sieler, Executive Programs Manager
Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CB# 7411, McGavran-Greenberg Hall
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7411, USA
Tel: +1 919-966-7364, 919-966-7350
Fax: +1 919-843-4980

Last updated

10 Oct 2007

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  • Type Distance learning
  • Level Certificate/Diploma
  • Location North Carolina, USA.
  • Language English

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