Climate Change and Disaster Risk (CCDR) Online Course

Type:
Training Course
Organizer:
Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative (EMI); Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the (GFDRR)
Date:
11 May - 05 Jun 2015
Language:
English
Date:
26 Oct - 20 Nov 2015
Language:
English

This program belongs to the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery's (GFDRR) Global Distance Learning Program on Natural Disaster Risk Management (GFDRR-NDRMP), a series of online courses designed to build competency in DRM practice globally. The NDRMP aims to raise the awareness of key stakeholders and enhance the analytical skills and professional knowledge of development practitioners in specific areas of DRM. Many of the courses administered by EMI have been localized with examples and case studies from the Philippines and other parts of the world.

Description

CCDR is a specialization course under the Global Distance Learning Program on Natural Disaster Risk Management. This four-week course aims at supporting the global agenda of managing the risks associated to climate change through increased knowledge and awareness.

It's an introduction to the science of climate change, including its effect on natural hazards. This course reviews the trends in magnitude and frequency of climatic extremes, and the changes in average climatic conditions. It likewise explores the linkage between disaster risk management and climate change adaptation, and outlines strategies, methods, and tools for integrated climate risk management.


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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) and through enrolling in the One-year Competency Track.

Target audience

  • Local chief executives; elected officials of cities, municipalities, and provinces; city, municipal and provincial government officers; members of local and regional legislative and development councils.

  • Administrators, disaster managers, emergency planners, and staff members of local planning, engineering, and disaster management offices

  • National government officers involved in housing, site planning, infrastructure, utilities, public works, hazards mitigation, disaster management, land management, urban planning and development, land use planning, and other staff members of development, planning, and disaster management agencies

  • Civil Defense-deputized coordinators, community leaders, NGO staff members, and development workers.

  • Professionals from the construction and real estate industries such as subdivision planners and developers, site planners, construction managers, builders, private contractors, architects, civil and structural engineers.


How to register

Online registration only. Kindly visit the EMI website and fill in the application.


Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management
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