DISASTER MANAGEMENT

This course introduces s the concepts underpinning, and practical processes involved in, the management of disasters. You do not need any prior knowledge of the topic, although your own personal experiences or those of other people in your community will be valuable in your learning.

 

Download
The complete course is available for download below:

> Course Manual Introduction to Disaster Management (1.93 MB DOC)
> Course Manual Introduction to Disaster Management (1.26 MB PDF)

French translation courtesy of the Government of Vanuatu, 
Department of Translation ( henryotto@vanuatu.gov.vu).

> Course Manual Introduction in French (2.22 MB DOC)
> Course Manual Introduction in French (936 KB PDF)

> Disaster Management version 1.0 (2.2MB DOC)
> Disaster Management version 1.0 (590KB ODT)
> Disaster Management version 1.0 (1.2MB PDF)

 

Course contents

  • About this course manual
  • Course overview
  • Getting around this course manual
  • Units
    • Unit 1: Overview of Disaster Management
    • Unit 2: Disaster Management Cycle - Phase I: Mitigation
    • Unit 3: Disaster Management Cycle - Phase II: Preparedness
    • Unit 4: Disaster Management Cycle - Phases III and IV: Response and Recovery
    • Unit 5: Education and Public Awareness - Part I: Community-based Initiatives
    • Unit 6: Education and Public Awareness - Part II
    • Unit 7: Education and Public Awareness - Part III
    • Unit 8: The Role of Technology in Disaster Management
    • Unit 9: Media and Disaster Management
    • Unit 10: Disaster Associated Health Issues - Part I: Emergency Health Services and Communicable Diseases
    • Unit 11: Disaster Associated Health Issues - Part II
    • Unit 12: Physical and Socio-economic Impacts of Disasters
    • Unit 13: Emotional Impacts of Disasters
    • Unit 14: Vulnerable Groups in Disasters