Disaster Management & Preparedness (O10)

The Disaster Management & Preparedness module provides a advanced critical appreciation of the subject. It elucidates the concepts of Disaster Management and Preparedness, including Risk Management. The module facilitates advanced professional work on implementing, or improving, Disaster Management and Preparedness as a core component of the environmental, financial and social sustainability of any organisation.

Objectives

Successful participants will be able to demonstrate:

  • An advanced critical appreciation of the kinds and varieties of potential disasters and crises, and the level of organisation involved.
  • A professional approach to developing scenarios and appropriate planning.
  • Capability for design, development and facilitation of disaster training and exercises at appropriate scales.
  • Capacity for professional management of disasters in relation to development of preparedness, response and learning.

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