Disaster Recovery Planning and Development

Organizer(s) University of Copenhagen

University of Copenhagen

A 4-week course for humanitarian professionals

Credits: 7.5 ECTS

Level: Master level course

Course content

This course introduces fundamentals of disaster recovery principles and disaster risk reduction. The course covers pre-disaster recovery planning and assessment of post-disaster recovery needs. You will get insight into health interventions; reconstruction and physical rehabilitation; exit and handover strategies; and monitoring and evaluation in recovery planning. In addition, the course will discuss how recovery relates to emergency response, preparedness, mitigation and long-term development planning.

Learning outcomes

After completing this course, you will have acquired the conceptual basis from which to appreciate the complexity of the recovery environment. Further, you will understand linkages between development and risk reduction in recovery processes; know the Recovery Guiding Principles; and know how to operate these in pre- and post-disaster recovery planning.

Master of Disaster Management

Become a professional disaster risk management specialist. The Master of Disaster Management provides you with solid interdisciplinary knowledge and skills that meet the needs of modern emergency management and disaster response. Disaster Recovery Planning and Development is a core course in the Master’s programme.

Fee information

DKK 22,000 for EU/EEA and Swiss citizens and DKK 30,000 for non-EU/EEA citizens.

The fees cover course registration, course materials and examination and does not include accommodation, living expenses and transportation costs in Copenhagen.

How to register

Read about exact course dates, deadlines and the application procedure on the course website: mdma.ku.dk/recovery

Contact: mdma@sund.ku.dk

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