Careers in Resilience

Disaster risk management is a sector that has more than 50 years of existence. It has allowed for both the creation of new professions such as disaster risk managers as well as the adaptation of existing ones in other sectors such as urban planning or insurance.

As the world grapples with new risks related to climate change, compounding events or the interconnection of systems, we are assisting in the emergence of professions with the role to address these issues.

PreventionWeb, in tune with the latest developments in the field, seeks to assist these new trends, and bring more information about these new careers in resilience to the global disaster risk reduction community. To this end, we are hosting a series of interviews with professionals that are trailblazers and leaders in their job, providing concrete examples of what they are doing and recommendations for aspiring professionals. 

Have a look at our interviews below, as well as trainings to enhance your career, and new job opportunities. Get a feel of the jobs of the future! 

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Train and learn

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Academic programmes
Academic programmes across the world which offer education on all levels (including bachelor, master, diploma, etc.) related to disaster risk reduction.
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Scheduled training
Trainings related to disaster risk reduction, disaster risk communication, sustainability, resilience, recovery and beyond.

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United Nations Development Programme - Kazakhstan, United Nations Development Programme - Tajikistan, United Nations Development Programme - Kyrgyzstan
Vacancy
Closing date:
03 September 2011
Peace Corps
Vacancy
Closing date:
15 August 2011
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Vacancy
Closing date:
31 August 2011
German Red Cross
Vacancy
Closing date:
03 August 2011
District of North Vancouver, BC, Canada
Humanity & Inclusion
Vacancy
Closing date:
10 August 2011
Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery - UNDP
Vacancy
Closing date:
15 August 2011
Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery - UNDP
Vacancy
Closing date:
10 August 2011
United Nations Development Programme - Bratislava Regional Center
French Red Cross
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Vacancy
Closing date:
12 August 2011
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Vacancy
Closing date:
22 August 2011
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Medical Emergency Relief International
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

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