Admissions open for Cohort VII for IFRC-TISS Online Certificate Course in Disaster Management


Date: Feb. 16, 2016 - March 14, 2016

The online Disaster Management certificate programme is designed to address the existing practice-knowledge gaps by developing humanitarian professionals with the right blend of academic and practical approaches to reduce vulnerabilities and risks to hazards while developing ways of building the resilience of nations and communities to disasters. This integrated programme defines humanitarian response within the framework of an understanding of development, with vulnerability and disaster risk reduction as an integral part of development. This programme recognizes the vulnerabilities faced by the poor and marginalized and the disproportionate impact of disasters endured by them in the developing world. In this programme, the study of disaster risk reduction, disaster response and post-disaster recovery will be grounded in the values of justice, equity and social inclusion.The course is spread over 8 Modules totalling 22 credits in a one year period.

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