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Diploma in Disaster preparedness and Management

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Course Objective:

The industry requires young Managers at different levels in the areas of Disaster Management etc. The curriculum puts significant emphasis on the ability of the student to have an integrated view of Disaster management and apply them to the real life situations. The attributes that ingrained in them are knowledgeable, skills, values and attitudes. All communities are vulnerable to disasters, both natural and man-made. This course was designed to increase knowledge of disaster management, with the aim of reducing this vulnerability and improving disaster responsiveness.

Preparing for disaster is one of the most important things a country can do in order to safeguard its collections and protect staff and visitors from hazards. This study provides a primer on disaster preparedness and helps the students to understand the process of developing a disaster preparedness/emergency preparedness plan. It reflects national standards and outlines elements of a disaster preparedness/emergency preparedness plan that are in line with the requirements of the Accreditation programs:

This study therefore tries to focus on the knowledge, skill and attitude inculcation on the various facets of disaster management in a novel manner. It emphasizes the role and relevance of governmental functionaries and representatives at the grassroots level, and reiterates the need for students to understand the importance of the community understanding and participating in the disaster management process. The interconnection between disasters and development seems to be the core concern of the study:

The Diploma course therefore is geared to providing an opportunity for such people to have completed “A” Level and the Certificate course with knowledge in business that will enable them to be employed gainfully. It can be also be an avenue for academic growth where people without the minimum 2 principles passes to enter the University can join on passing the Diploma program and those who don’t have enough Income to join the Degree programs directly.
OBJECTIVES
The program aims to:
• To provide students with the theoretical and practical background for understanding and addressing the issues associated with sustainable development, in the context of both natural and man-made disasters.
• To equip graduates with the awareness, understanding and skills essential for effective participation in action as individuals and as members of a team in crises situations.
• To introduce students to ethics, codes and standards of good practice in disaster management.
• To describe strategies for early warning and prevention of humanitarian crises.
• To enable students understand the synergy between emergency development interventions’ and sustainable development programmes.
• Prepare students to have the core knowledge and skills needed to assume leadership in responding to the multifaceted demands of sustainable development in emergencies and in normal development tasks and activities.
• Assist students identify and analyze common successes and challenges related to sustainable development activities and apply their core knowledge in solving problems within their field of work.

Course Methodology

1. OVERVIEW OF DISASTER PREPAREDNESS
1.1 aims and objectives of disaster preparedness

2. HAZARDS, DISASTERS AND VULNERABILITY

3. DISASTER CLASSIFICATIONS
3.1 HAZARDS CAUSING DISASTERS
3.2 SPEED OF ONSET
3.3 ACTS OF NATURE OR ACTS OF HUMANS

4. DISASTER PREPAREDNESS MEASURES 9
4.1 HAZARD, RISK AND VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENTS
4.2 RESPONSE MECHANISMS AND STRATEGIES
4.3 PREPAREDNESS PLANNING
4.4 COORDINATION
4.5 INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
4.6 EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS
4.7. RESOURCE MOBILIZATION
4.8. PUBLIC EDUCATION, TRAINING AND REHEARSALS

5. COMMUNITY-BASED DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

6. INTEGRATING DISASTER PREPAREDNESS WITH OTHER ACTIVITIES

7. EARTHQUAKE TIPS

8. FAMILY & HOME DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

• Home & office first aid kit
• Useful supplies and equipment
• Family earthquake plan
• Safe drinking water
• Purifying your tap water
• Strapping requirements for water heaters portable/auto survival kit
• Emergency lighting:
• Cooking after the earthquake:
• Emergency food supply
• Sample food storage items
• How to shut off utilities
• Securing heavy furnishings
• Helping children cope
• Adult coping with disasters
• Emergency communications
• Emergency contact cards

Course Methodology

classroom & distance / online learning

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