PhD Block Course: “Vulnerability and Disaster Risk Reduction”

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  • STARTING DATE:
    2013•01•28
    LOCATION:
    Cape Town
    APPLICATIONS DUE:
    Applications closed

    UNU-EHS, in close collaboration with the  University of the Free State Disaster Management Training and Education Centre for Africa (UFS-DiMTEC), invites MSc students and practitioners to apply and participate in a PhD block course on “Vulnerability and Disaster Risk Reduction”.

    The overall goal of the course is to increase the awareness regarding the complexity and importance of vulnerability and resilience in the field of disaster risk management.

    The course will run for eight days, from 28 January to 5 February 2013 at the Provincial Disaster Management Centre in Cape Town, South Africa.

    The application deadline is 14 January 2013.

    Short Course: “Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction and Response”

     

  • Please see the course announcement on the UNU-EHS website.

    • Dr. Jörn Birkmann, Head of Section (VARMAP), Academic Officer, UNU-EHS
    • Dipl. –Ing. Vilma Hossini MSc, Research Associate (EGECHS), UNU-EHS
    • Dr. A. Jordaan, Director, Disaster Risk Management and Training Education Centre (DiMTEC), University of the Free State (UFS)
    • Ms A. Ncube, Short Courses Coordinator, Junior Lecturer Disaster Risk Management and Training Education Centre (DiMTEC), University of the Free State (UFS)
    • Dr. Fabrice Renaud, Head of Section (EVES), Academic Officer, UNU-EHS
    • Dr. D. Sakulski, Associate Professor, University of the Free State (UFS)
    • Dr. Jörg Szarzynski, Head of Section (EGECHS), Educational Officer, UNU-EHS
  • e-mail:

    /phd_block_course@ehs.unu.edu