Community Preparedness, Recovery and Resilience: An Introduction

Explore disaster management and how communities can build resilience and cope after a disaster. A community can experience a range of direct and indirect impacts as a result of a disaster. On this course, you will be able to examine the ways communities recover from dramatic changes by preventing future risk and fostering positive developments with communities.

Course syllabus:

  1. Factors that contribute to the perception of vulnerability

  2. The capacity for communities to cope with disaster

  3. Different approaches for building community resilience