Disaster/Emergency Management

An intensive course that walks the participants through the key phases of Disaster Management - Preparedness, Response, Recovery and Mitigation. The various natural and man-made disasters are covered, specially those critical to the countries of the participants. The course includes the use of GIS in the management of disasters. It includes visits to areas in the Philippines that have been through disasters, giving the participants a first-hand look at the effects of disaster and, often, the lessons of hope in the face of difficulty.