2019 International Summer School on Disaster Management

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Arcalia, Bistriţa-Năsăud County
Romania
Organizer(s)
Research Institute for Sustainability and Disaster Management based on High Performance Computing

This summer school is a good opportunity for the participants to understand the disaster management system and how this system works. It is important for students in risk management related fields to have Disaster Management elements in their education. The global, regional and national concept is essential when we talk about disaster management.

The 2019 International Summer School on Disaster Management will cover the following topics:

  • Disaster risk management - Theory & Concepts
  • Disaster environment
  • Disaster Management Cycle
  • The national and international DM system
  • Disaster response planning
  • Needs assessment for disaster response
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for disaster management
  • Information management, information and decision flow in disaster management
  • Technical and logistical aspects in disaster response
  • First aid
  • Disaster risk communication
  • Exercise design and preparation
  • Exercise in field (continuously for 48 hours)

In order to apply for the Summer School, you must provide the following:

  • Registration form in word format (to be found HERE)
  • Letter of motivation
  • CV in English

Submission deadline: 1 April 2019 (via e-mail at isumadecip@ubbcluj.ro)

Evaluation period: 1-5 April 2019

Results: 8 April 2019

Payment by: 1 May 2019

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