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Diploma in Disaster Preparedness and Management

  • Main organization:Centre for Disaster Preparedness and Management (CDPM)
  • Type:University programme
  • Level:Certificate/Diploma
  • Degree/Diploma/Certificate:Outcome of the diploma programme: The programme is intended to train students to function as a disaster manager and carry out independent research on issues related to disaster preparedness and management.
  • Geographical coverage:Global
  • Location:Pakistan (Peshawar)
  • Frequency:Annual
  • Duration:One year.

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The objective of the diploma programme includes:

- To impart training and transfer knowledge to the faculty, students, staff of relevant departments and selected citizens in disaster risk reduction, preparedness, management and mitigation;
- To develop qualified human resource base in the subject;
- To produce knowledge base on disasters in Pakistan.

Course structure:

- Semester I: Four and a half months
- Semester II: Four and a half months
- Research Project: Three Months

Subject Areas

Disaster risk reduction, preparedness, management and mitigation.

Admission Requirement

M.Sc./M.A/4Years B.S. in Geography, Environmental Sciences, Geology, Economics, Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, Medical sciences, Civil Engineering, Mining Engineering, City and Regional Planning, Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Agriculture, Forestry, Animal/Plant Sciences and Management Sciences. Furthermore, the Admission Committee will decide about the eligibility of the candidate’s for the Diploma Course in which he/she is seeking admission.

Application Procedure

Contact the university.

Tuition and Cost

See university website.

Deadline for application

Intake to the programme: January each year.


  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management
  • Countries/Regions:Pakistan

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/12196

Last updated

08 Jan 2010

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