Disaster Risk Reduction: An Introduction

Discover how the idea of disaster management and risk reduction has evolved over time. On this short course, you will develop an understanding of what a disaster is and how its risks can be minimised. You will be introduced to disaster terminology, phases of the disaster management cycle and disaster risk reduction.

Course syllabus:

  1. The disaster management cycle

  2. The historical evolution of disaster management

  3. The benefits of reducing risks