EV424: Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Assessment

Outline: This course is designed to familiarize the learners with a broad understanding of the causes and impacts of disasters in the context of PICs and provide comprehensive knowledge on disasters, disaster preparedness, mitigation and rehabilitation as well as to carry out risk assessment and vulnerability analysis. The course provides guidance on strengthening institutional mechanisms for community mobilization/participation in disaster management. Students will develop better communication skills for disaster preparedness and disaster response in emergency situations with tools for meeting emergency health/medical requirements and understand the importance of incorporating gender-sensitive DM approaches in capacity building & mainstreaming towards effective programme/project development.

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