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Urban Disaster Risk Mitigation and Climate Resilient Development

Main organization(s): Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP)


The course aims to develop a comprehensive understanding of the interface between urban development, disaster risk and climate change, dynamics, variability causal factors and impacts of disasters and climate change and the issues involved therein. The course also focuses on disaster and climate resilient urban development and management and also highlights the disaster and climate risk governance. 

Subject areas

  • Understanding the phenomenon of disasters and climate change
  • The interface between urban disaster risks, climate change and urban development
  • Policies, guidelines and legislation for addressing the disaster risks and climate change
  • Process of mainstreaming disaster risk mitigation and climate resilient development in spatial planning process
  • Disaster management and climate change adaptation measures
  • Disaster risk governance and risk finance

Geographical coverage



25 Jan 2019 - 10 May 2019

Deadline for application

24 Feb 2019

Last updated

12 Feb 2019

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  • Type Online courses
  • Level Certificate/Diploma

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