GEOG 339

Disaster Management and Community Resilience

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: Part of GEOG 472

Explores hazard events and the factors and conditions that lead to disasters. Covers such events as earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis, floods, droughts and examines their human and natural dimensions.Emphasis on understanding vulnerability and risk assessment, sustainable hazards mitigation and disaster management approaches to enhancing community resilience.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of GEOG 339, GEOG 391 (if taken in the same topic), GEOG 472.


Undergraduate course in Geography offered by the Department of Geography in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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