Free E-learning Course on ‘Disaster Risk Finance in the Pacific’

  • Online

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 14412
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded

Opportunity Description

Overall introduction

This is an eleven-series course by Resilience and Disaster Risk Management Learning Lab. These online facilitated and self-paced courses are projected to strengthen your knowledge as a resilience and disaster risk management expert. The World Bank, over the last decade, in collaboration with the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), acted as a global leader in evaluating exposure to risks and addressing disaster hazards which proves the importance of these topics.

Quick details:

Topics: Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance, Economic Shock and Vulnerability, Fiscal Risks, Macroeconomic Vulnerability and Debt, Public Finance, Urban Development

Course provider: World Bank Group

Language: English

Learning mode: Self-paced e-learning

Duration: 60-90 minutes

About this course

This e-learning course will foster your understanding of disaster risk finance tools and how they help countries embrace for catastrophes. As a result of this course and real-world instances, you will figure out how DRF instruments are implemented in various Pacific Island Countries and what their impacts are in preparation for disasters. In addition, you will understand how the principles and instruments can boost and promote DRF in the region.

Who can enroll in this course?

Public servants in Pacific Island Countries, personnel from Pacific regional organizations, the World Bank, and also undergraduate and postgraduate scholars in the fields of Finance, Public Administration, Financial Risk Management, Disaster Risk Management, and Climate Change can take this self-paced course.

Learning objectives

After completing this course you will:

  • Learn how DRF instruments are applied in different Pacific Island Countries;
  • What are the effects of those tools in disaster preparedness?
  • How the principles and tools can advance and underpin DRF in the region; and
  • Give your practical career a big boost in Risk Studies & Analysis;

How to apply?

Interested individuals wishing to boost their knowledge about DRM & DRF can apply for this course very easily and get the course started just by completing an ‘enrolment’.

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