During this course students will learn to recognize and integrate the issues of gender, class, ethnicity and race into disaster management planning.
The learning outcomes for the module are as follows:
- Understanding of the social nature of natural hazards and disasters.
- Knowledge of the social factors affecting disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.
- Introduction to Hazards and Disasters Around the World
- Vulnerability and Risk Assessments
- Sustainable Hazards Mitigation
- International, Government, Private Sector Roles & Responsibilities
- Coordination of Community Resources
- Informal Disaster Response
20-28 hours with the ability to start/stop/return at any time.
This course is for:
- first responders,
- active service military,
- emergency managers and
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.