E-learning Course on Safe and Resilient Cities

19 Nov 2012 - 19 Dec 2012

This e-learning course focuses on disaster risk management (DRM) at the city level. Participants are expected to learn, in particular, about planning and decision making under uncertainty and how to make their cities more resilient to climate change impacts and natural disasters. The course provides cutting edge tools on vulnerability assessment, institutional assessment and gap analysis, and on how to access finance for risk management. It includes case studies from cities around the world, presentations, videos and a selection of readings for further in-depth knowledge. In addition, discussion forums are organized and facilitated around each module, fostering participation and knowledge sharing among peers.

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