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FINAL EXAMINATIONS JANUARY 2010

COURSE CODE AND NAME: DATE AND TIME: EMM 225 HAZARD MITIGATION IN DISASTER MANAGEMENT

THURSDAY 21ST JANUARY, 2010 (1:00PM 4:00PM)

DURATION OF EXAMINATION: THREE (3) HOURS _________________________________________________________________________ INSTRUCTION TO CANDIDATES: 1. Follow carefully all instructions in the examination booklet. 2. Read all questions carefully. 3. Answer any THREE questions. 4. Begin each answer on a new page. 5. DO NOT write your name on the examination booklet.

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QUESTIONS

Instructions: Answer any THREE (3) questions. 1. Discuss mitigation in hazard management from the perspective of local government legislation. Include in your answer five existing Acts. 2. (a) With the aid of a diagram discuss the phases of emergency the distinguishing characteristics of each phase. management and

(b) In relation to a natural hazardous event of your choice, discuss the interrelationship between mitigation and recovery. 3. In relation the hazard mitigation strategy, list six categories of hazard mitigation actions that may be included in the strategy. 4. Outline a strategy for implementing and maintaining community hazard mitigation plan.

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Cipriani College of Labour & Co-operative Studies

EMM 225

Jan 2010