Earthquake risk reduction (ERR) online course

Type:
Training Course
Organizer:
Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative (EMI)
Date:
31 Mar - 03 Apr 2014
Venue:
Online
Earthquake Risk Reduction (ERR) course is a four-week online course designed to link the science and engineering of earthquakes to structural and non-structural risk reduction practices. The course introduces the basic approaches to earthquake risk reduction, discussing the effectiveness of each in various regions of the world. It provides essential information on earthquakes including the fundamental as well as proximate causes of earthquakes. It presents a step-by-step guide to developing an earthquake risk reduction program as well as the four basic approaches to earthquake risk reduction.

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Event fee

US $250.00 Discounts are available through group enrollment to encourage institutional learning (one free applicant for each five registered applicants)

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, and humanitarian and community leaders, who are interested in acquiring fundamental knowledge on ERR and their linkages to sustainable development challenges.

How to register

Online registration only. Kindly visit this link and fill in the application at www.emi-megacities.org/ndrmp-form.


Keywords

Themes:
Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Earthquake
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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