Community Based Disaster Risk Management

Community Based Disaster Risk Management

Regular price
Sale price
Regular price
Sold out
Unit price

During this course students will learn how to prepare risk reduction plans and discuss their integration into sectoral developmental programs; analyze issues and challenges in the implementation of community based risk reduction and climate change adaptation programs, discuss areas of professional development; and build commitment and value systems to promote community empowerment for climate-inclusive community risk reduction.

The learning outcomes for the module are as follows:

  1. Describe the influence of mitigation, preparation, response and recovery on natural hazards in a community context
  2. Discuss and propose solutions to complex problems in disaster risk reduction.
  3. Compare and critically analyze recent disasters caused by natural events.

Key Topics

  • Key factors
  • The Mitigation Plan
  • Planning processes
  • Types of Mitigation Plans

Course Duration

22 - 26 hours with the ability to start/stop/return at any time.

Recommended Participants

This course is for:

  • first responders,
  • active service military,
  • emergency managers and
  • veterans

Take this course to understand the theory behind their practice and increase their professional capacity when responding to a major emergency. This course is also aimed at personnel who form part of the Emergency Response organization.