FACULTY-SOCIAL SCIENCES|DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY|CAMPUS- OKUKU|STATUS- ACTIVE
The programme is in response to the management of the increase in the magnitude and frequency of natural and man-made disasters around the world. It is hoped that the programme will provide policy and decision-makers with the concepts, principles, policies, legal framework, and strategies on governance and the mainstreaming of Disaster and Risk Reduction into good development practices.
Mission and Philosophy:
The philosophy of the programme is to provide graduates with a holistic approach to the understanding of Disaster and Risk Management issues for sustainable development.
Objectives: The objective of the course is to:
i) provide participants with opportunities for improving the Vulnerability analysis, patterns and conceptual approaches to vulnerability across ecological and social dimensions/perspectives; and
ii) To enable Policy and application in disaster
Degree to be offered
Masters in Disaster and Risk Management (MDRM)