IIHS organizes Five day short-course "Integrated Urban Disaster Risk Reduction"

Indian Institute for Human Settlements organizes a five day short-course on "Integrated Urban Disaster Risk Reduction" is meant to highlight and analyze
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Feb. 3, 2012 - PRLog -- About the course: Indian Institute for Human Settlements organizes a five day short-course on "Integrated Urban Disaster Risk Reduction" is meant to highlight and analyze the current disaster risks which are being faced by cities in the urban context and provide hands on experience on how to address such critical issues. The course will introduce participants to develop effective processes for awareness planning in order to improve disaster and recovery activities. This will help participants identify key challenges faced during implementation and requirements in disaster management.  

The short-course will involve interactive lectures,  close group discussions with practitioners along with opportunities for experiential learning through on site practical case and other hands on activities like simulation games, video shows. This course is meant for government officials responsible for disaster management policy and plans, persons involved in coordination of disaster management activities, Staff of UN agencies, IFRC/ICRC, international NGOs, NGOs involved in the areas of disaster risk reduction.

Application is open to candidates from all disciplines but individuals with backgrounds in architecture, planning, engineering, economics, finance, sociology, anthropology, geography, political science, environmental sciences, social work, law and management are encouraged to apply. This IIHS Short-Course is also open to working professionals with work experience in related fields.

Date: February 24 – February 28, 2012
Time: 9:30 am – 6:30pm

803, Surya Kiran,
19, Kasturba Gandhi Marg,
New Delhi 110001.
Onsite practical case situated in Okhla, New Delhi

Raghavendra Raju, +91 9740220875
Write to  admissions@iihs.ac.in
Online application form : http://www.iihs.co.in/programmes/pwp/iudrr/feb2012/gform/
20th Feb 2012
Course Fees: Working professionals is INR 15,000/-
            Students INR 10,000
                     International participants INR 20, 000/-
Fees are to be paid by demand draft in advance upon acceptance of admission.
Last date for payment: 22nd Feb 2012.

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