Introduction to Disaster Risk Management

Unit Code: PUQ451

Contact hours: 12–15 hours per week

Unit Description

This is a foundational subject that introduces the core concepts and frameworks that underpin the effective management of emergencies. You will explore the various types, nature and impact of disasters and emergencies on communities in local, national and international contexts. An overview of the roles national and international agencies play in disaster management will also be a focus of enquiry.

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