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Disaster Management

Learn all about Disaster Management in this free course and how it can impact your business and life.

Chapter 1 : Introduction To Disaster

According to the United Nations, a disaster disrupts a community’s or society’s functioning that involves extensive human, material, economic, or environmental repercussions that exceed the affected community’s or society’s ability to deal using its resources.

15 min.

Chapter 2 : Geological and Mountain Area Disasters: Earthquakes

Natural risks are classed as geological hazards based on their causes. Geological catastrophes are natural disasters induced by geological processes, such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, and landslides.

15 min.

Chapter 3 : Wind and Water-Related Natural Disaster: Floods

Water-related disasters like floods, cyclones, landslides, waves, and surges will pose an ever-increasing danger to vulnerable populations, and sustainable development as climate change increases the frequency and intensity of extreme weather.

12 min.

Chapter 4 : Understanding Man-Made Disasters

Man-made disasters include human purpose, neglect, or error involving a failure of a man-made system. Human-caused disasters are very dangerous natural disasters brought on by people. 

16 min.

Chapter 5 : Disaster Management

The discipline of dealing with and preventing dangers is known as disaster management (or emergency management). When natural or man-made catastrophes strike, it is a discipline that encompasses planning, assisting, and rebuilding.

15 min.

Chapter 6 : Risk Assessment and Vulnerability Analysis

Natural disasters can strike at any time, and therefore risk assessment and vulnerability analysis are very crucial phases in Disaster management. 

12 min.

Chapter 7 : Disaster Preparedness and Response

Disaster preparedness refers to a collection of actions done by governments, organizations, communities, and people to better respond to and cope with the immediate event of a catastrophe, whether it is caused by humans or natural disasters.

15 min.

Chapter 8 : Recovery, Rehabilitation, and Reconstruction

Recovery after a disaster has three separate yet intertwined meanings. To begin with, it is a goal that entails restoring regular community activities that have been disturbed by disaster impacts.

20 min.

Dr. Jennifer Anderson


Dr. Jennifer Anderson is a highly esteemed professor in the field of environmental education with over 30 years of experience. Her passion for the environment and dedication to educating the next generation have made her a respected authority in the field. Dr. Anderson’s extensive knowledge, combined with her commitment to fostering a love for nature and sustainability, has influenced countless students to become environmentally conscious citizens.