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Short Course Introduction

This course is the successor of the 50th Disaster Management Course. The course offers skills and knowledge on disaster risk management and adopts a multi-hazard, multi-level, multi-agency and multi-disciplinary approaches for DRR and risk-informed sustainable development. The course incorporates new relevant concepts and topics such as risk-informed development planning, transparency and accountability, monitoring and evaluation through case study discussion and field visits.

The output of this course will be a tailored DRM action plan for sustainable development that participants will work on when they return to their organization.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, the participants will be able to: • Explain key concepts, principles and models in Disaster Risk Management • Apply disaster risk identification and assessment processes • List down and discuss risk reduction activities at various phases of the DRM cycle • Perform disaster preparedness planning • Discuss key elements and features necessary for effective emergency response • Identify and discuss post-disaster recovery interventions • Develop re-entry plans for making disaster management work participant’s context

Course Staff

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Bill Ho

Course Director

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Apibarl Bunchongraksa

Course Coordinator

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