Free Online Course on ‘Introduction to Gender and Disaster Risk Management’

  • Online

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 14398
  • 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.

Topics: disaster risk financing and insurance

Provider: World Bank Group

Language: English

Learning mode: self-paced e-learning

About the course

Addressing the concept of gender; the role of gender in men and women’s resistance to natural hazards; how men and women’s manage, respond to and experience disasters in different ways considering roles and gender inequalities; how these differences should be addressed in Disaster Risk Management (DRM) projects to ensure equal benefitting of men and women; approaches to better designing of projects, gender equality, and women’s empowerment through an e-learning course to help you find out how your disaster risk management projects can benefit men and women equitably are the goals of this course. In addition, a case study on practically explaining women empowerment will also be covered in the course.

Main course contents

  • Introduction to gender and disaster risk management
  • The role of gender in responding to natural disasters and their hazards
  • Designing DRM projects with regard to gender equality issues
  • Women empowerment through DRM projects

How to apply?

Interested applicants can apply for this course very easily and get the course started just by completing an enrolment.

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