Aim and Scope of Disaster Management

Event Organisers: 

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering professional development

Training Target Audience: 

Sudden- and slow onset disaster professionals, government personnel, representatives of private voluntary agencies, and other individuals interested in disaster management.

Language of event: 


Additional Information: 

Students will earn 20 Professional Development Hours (PDH), 20 AIA Learning Units (LU) and 2 Continuing Education Units (CEU)

Course Summary:

Self study course


The topics of this course are:

DM scope and objectives, elements ,Natural/man-made Disasters, Victims, Relief Systems, Phases of Disaster Response/Relief Operations, Government’s Role, Refugee Assistance Models, Prevention and Mitigation Tools, Preparedness Tools, Tools of Post-Disaster Management, Mapping, Aerial Photography and Remote Sensing, Information Management, Logistics, Epidemiology

General Information

Course information is subject to change.

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