Shelter and Settlements in Disasters

University of Copenhagen / Copenhagen School of Global Health
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Beginn August 2012 - End September 2012  Six weeks online and two weeks in Copenhagen
 
Course Content
The course is designed to teach students strategies, methods and guidelines promoting sustainability in the shelter response from relief to recovery and reconstruction. Students will be prepared to address shelter and settlements challenges in accordance with local needs and build on local resources.The course will enable students to work with shelter mandated international humanitarian organizations in both natural disasters and complex emergencies.
Learning objectives, training objectives
At the end of the course students have acquired strategic and practical knowledge of shelter and settlements policies, methods, tools and procedures in the humanitarian response system and will be prepared to practice these.
Target Audience
National and international aid workers, government officials and other professionals interested i disaster management
Qualifications
A bachelor\'s degree or equivalent in a relevant field of study (eg. health sciences, social sciences, engineering, etc.) and 2 years of relevant working experience
Local Organizer
Copenhagen School of Global Health, University of Copenhagen
Notes
This ECTS accredited course is organised and executed in close collaboration with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). For more information please see the website: www.mdma.ku.dk/shelter
 

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Helle Trøst Nielsen
 
Categories
Development Cooperation - First Mission Abroad, Distance Learning, Humanitarian Assistance - Complex Emergencies, Humanitarian Assistance - First Mission Abroad
Languages
English
Credit Points
6 ECTS - Points
Fees
DKK 18.500,00
Organizer contact info
Oester Farimagsgade 5
1353 Copenhagen K
Denmark
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