Training course on disaster resilience leadership

Type:
Training Course
Organizer:
University of Health and Allied Sciences, Strengthening Leadership in Disaster Resilience Program (SLDRP)) (UHAS)
Other organizer:
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC); Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy, Tulane University (DRLA); Makerere University (MAK)
Date:
22-28 Sep 2013
Location:
Ghana (Ho, Volta Region)
Venue:
University of Health and Allied Sciences
Date:
09-15 Feb 2014
Location:
Ghana (Ho, Volta Region)
Venue:
University of Health and Allied Sciences
Theme: 'Resilient leadership is critical to building effective disaster and emergency intervention'

The Strengthening Leadership in Disaster Resilience Program (SLDRP), a program at the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), Ho, Volta Region, will run a Certificate Course in Disaster Resilience Leadership. This is divided into two modules. The first module will be offered from 22nd-28th September 2013 and the second module from 9th-15th February 2014. Acceptance into the first module confirms automatic participation in the second module of training.

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Event fee

The course tuition, full board accommodation and reasonable transportation costs to and from the hotel venue would be covered by the University of Health and Allied Sciences and its foremost partner Tulane University.

Target audience

Applicants should have:

  • A bachelors degree
  • Worked in an NGO in the field of disaster risk management and disaster risk reduction
  • Worked in a job as Chief Director/Director or Senior officer in a critical national disaster institution
  • Worked in a the media/private sector position that is closely linked to disaster response or disaster risk reduction
  • Must have more than four years of work ahead of him before retirement


How to register

Write an essay on the topic: 'Resilient leadership is critical to building effective disaster and emergency intervention'

The essay should not be more than 1500 words, double space, Times New Roman, font size 14, structured into: Abstract, Introduction, Methods and results, Discussion, Conclusion, and lastly Recommendation. The essay should be properly referenced.

Completed essays should be submitted by 24th July 2013 to the selection committee. The best candidates would be selected to attend the course. Only successful applicants would be contacted.


Keywords

Themes:
Governance, Disaster Risk Management, Social Impacts & Resilience
Countries:
Ghana
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