Comprehensive disaster risk management framework online course

Training Course
Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative (EMI)
18 Feb - 29 Mar 2013
This course addresses basic questions such as "why are disasters a development issue?" and "what are the components of comprehensive disaster risk management?" The course reviews the institutional arrangements and financing mechanisms of disaster management systems, and identifies the role of national and local actors in the processes related to risk assessment, mitigation and financing. This course targets general development practitioners to raise their awareness and sensitivity in prevention of natural disasters.

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Event fee

US $250

Target audience

This course is offered to disaster risk management professionals, development practitioners, government officials, policymakers, consultants, researchers and specialists of training and academic institutions, NGO representatives, humanitarian and community leaders, who are interested in acquiring fundamental knowledge on DRM and their linkages to sustainable development challenges.

How to register

Online registration only. Kindly visit this link and fill in the application online Deadline of Application is on February 15, 2013. Additional instructions on registration and payment procedures will be sent via e-mail, so please check your e-mail regularly. Your payment should be received no later than February 15, 2013. For inquiries, please email Jesus Dominic Dizon at [email protected]


Capacity Development, Risk Identification & Assessment, Governance, Economics of DRR, Disaster Risk Management
Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction take place from Africa to the Pacific Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction take place from Africa to the Pacific.
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