Academic Catalog

CONS710 DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT OF CULTURAL HERITAGE

Course Code: 8560710
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Graduate Program In Conservation Of Cultural Heritage
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr SBEL YILDIRIM ESEN
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The case for disaster risk management (DRM) of Cultural Heritage, concepts and principles of DRM of cultural heritage, the context in Turkey and governance for disaster-resilient cultural heritage, understanding the context and the value at risk, identification of natural and human induced hazards, vulnerability analysis, risk analysis, risk-based decision-making, mitigation strategies, emergency preparedness and response, recovery planning, issues of repair and rehabilitation.