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A Resilient Future: Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction

Classified as: ES308 - Natural Disasters (1 Alt. Course Available)
Course Description:

This course aims to introduce participants to existing and emerging technologies suitable for disaster risk reduction while promoting the overall aim of sustainable development. The course focuses on three main natural hazards- floods, landslides and earthquakes. It also discusses the challenges and limits of adapting and adopting technologies depending on context (Global North and Global South) with examples from Switzerland, Nepal, Colombia, Philippines and other countries. Image: “Earthquake in Nepal” by Asian Development Bank (www.adb.org) is licensed under BY-NC-ND 2.0 (permission granted 18 January 2016)

Course Tags: Disaster
  • Instructor(s) Silvia Hostettler, Additional Instructors
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  • Start Date 05/Nov/2016
  • Duration Always Available
  • Main Language English
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