Certificate of Advanced Studies – Disaster Risk Management
Please note: this course is not available in 2016
The last decade has seen a marked increase in large-scale ‘natural’ disasters resulting in overwhelming challenges for humanitarian organisations, especially when they affect urban environments.
This course highlights what is specific to humanitarian interventions in the context of "natural" and technological disasters and gives theoretical and analytical competencies in order to develop a disaster risk management strategy.
What you can expect from this course
For humanitarian professionals who need to improve their knowledge and skills of disaster-management and prevention, this course will deliver applicable, practical tools and analysis skills.
For professionals with experience in risk or disaster management who wish to move into the humanitarian sector, this course will deliver an understanding about what is specific to humanitarian interventions in the context of ‘natural’ disasters, and how such interventions can be delivered in accordance with humanitarian principles.