Description de la formation
- Week 1: Key concepts around disaster risk
- Week 2: Impacts and needs assessment
- Week 3: Disaster response
- Week 4: Disaster recovery and reconstruction
- Week 5: Disaster preparedness
- Week 6: Disaster prevention
- Week 7: Personal work
- Describe the interconnection between natural and technological disasters, their causes and cascading effects.
- Act before, during and after disasters considering the disaster risk management cycle.
- Develop context-oriented disaster responses and a recovery plan of action.
- Discuss the main components of disaster preparedness and prevention.
- Identify key actors and actions in post-disaster recovery.
Bachelor d'une haute école universitaire
- Either a university qualification following three years of study plus at least two years of work experience in the humanitarian, social or development field
- English mother tongue or proof of level of competence through a TOEIC/TOEFL/IELTS certificate or the equivalent.
Professsionals working in humanitarian action or in an international organisation who, after a number of years in the field, wish to review their competences and reflect on their practice in an academic setting. Staff of aid orgaisations or of NGOs in the social sector who wish to embark on a career in the humanitarian field. Professionals from a range of sectors who would like to explore the humanitarian field before deciding on a career change.
Diplôme / examen
- Certificate of Advanced Studies CAS
Certificate of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Action, specialisation Disaster Management
Lieu / adresse
- Genève 21 (GE)
Début des cours
Durée de la formation
- A plein temps
RemarquesPartnership with Specialised Certificate in Geological and Climate-related Risk of the Unit of Geological Risk (CERG-C).
Diploma jointly awarded by the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID). Registration deadlines: 1 December 2014
Renseignements / contact
Geneva Center for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH)
Tel.: +41 (0)22 908 45 33