A Resilient Future: Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction
This course aims to introduce participants to existing and emerging technologies suitable for disaster risk reduction while promoting the overall aim of sustainable development. The course focuses on three main natural hazards- floods, landslides and earthquakes. It also discusses the challenges and limits of adapting and adopting technologies depending on context (Global North and Global South) with examples from Switzerland, Nepal, Colombia, Philippines and other countries.
Image: “Earthquake in Nepal” by Asian Development Bank (www.adb.org) is licensed under BY-NC-ND 2.0 (permission granted 18 January 2016)
Starts : 2016-11-05
-- no reviews yet -- make the first review
If you know any alternatives, please let us know.
If you can suggest any prerequisite, please let us know.
If your company does certification for those who completed this course then register your company as certification vendor and add your exams to the Exams Directory.
Courses related to the course subject
Let us know when you did the course A Resilient Future: Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction .
Add the course A Resilient Future: Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction to My Personal Education Path.
Successfully added to your path.View your path
Select what exam to connect to the course. The course will be displayed on the exam page in the list of courses supported for certification with the exam.