Courses Catalogue

Disaster Management

COURSE CODE: DVS 2104
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Public Administration, Diploma
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

The course attempt to introduce students to the complex interaction between disaster and development: and between relief development assistance programs of humanitarian organizations. It intends to lead students from disaster response strategies and programs to alternative strategies and directions in disaster mitigation and preparedness. To equip learners with relevant knowledge on disaster management to enable and help societies understand sustainable management practices which will enable them to contribute to sustainable development.

COURSE AIM

The course aims to equip learners with relevant knowledge on disaster management to enable and help societies understand sustainable management practices which will enable them to contribute to sustainable development

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the lecturers, the learners would have been equipped with relevant knowledge on disaster management so as to enable them to help the society to undertake sustainable management practices which will enable them to contribute immensely to sustainable development.