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03.09.2012 | Environment | Geosciences | Continuing Education
Certificate of Advanced Studies in Disaster Risk Reduction (CDRR)
The 3rd Edition of the CDRR proposes a continuing education course to professionals and specialists from both Southern and Northern countries who already have significant experience in disaster risk reduction or a related field such as climate change adaptation or development.
The CDRR aims to strengthen the capabilities of participants in the field of disaster risk reduction, especially hydrometeorological disasters and/or those related to climate change. To achieve this, the program favors an integrated and interdisciplinary approach, focusing on the reduction of vulnerabilities and strengthening the capacities of populations at risk. The program provides participants with a theoretical component to improve their knowledge of the issues complemented with a field-oriented approach to develop their skills in practice.
Upon completion of the program, participants will be familiar with natural disaster risk management. They will be in a position to:
EPFL & Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
Lausanne and Bangladesh
Cost: The total tuition fee is ChF 3,400.-.
EPFL - VPAA - CODEV
Phone: +41 (0) 21 693 6048
The deadline for applications is 10 June 2012.