University of Applied Research & Development (UARD)

PRICE: $600

During this course students will learn about the scope and context of Disaster Risk Planning (DRP) with an environmental focus, as well as its role and importance in reducing risks. Students will learn how to plan, facilitate, and coordinate DRP activities in their country interactively with national stakeholders.

The learning outcomes for the module are as follows:

  1. The concepts of ecology
  2. Evolution of disaster management approaches
  3. Planning for urban vulnerability and urban risk sectors

Key Topics

  • The concepts of ecology
  • Environment and the modern society
  • Understanding the concept of disaster as a socio-spatial phenomena
  • Development of international disaster policy
  • The risk society
  • Impacts of disasters
  • Case Analysis

Course Duration

22 – 35 hours with the ability to start/stop/return at any time.

Recommended Participants

This course is for:

  • first responders,
  • active service military,
  • emergency managers and
  • veterans

Take this course to understand the theory behind their practice and increase their professional capacity when responding to a major emergency. This course is also aimed at personnel who form part of the Emergency Response organization.

Belhaven University PLA Credits Assessed: 1

*Please note, there is a maximum number of PLA credits that may be applied to a degree program at Belhaven University.  Refer to their website for the latest on PLA policies.