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Public Health in Humanitarian Crises 1 (Coursera)

This course, Public Health in Humanitarian Crises 1, introduces discussions about the public health approach to problems experienced by people affected by disasters, both natural and related to conflict. The course discusses the many changes which occur in people’s lives when they are uprooted by a disaster, ranging from [...]

Resilience in Children Exposed to Trauma, Disaster and War: Global Perspectives (Coursera)

How do children overcome hazardous experiences to succeed in life? What can be done to protect young people at risk from trauma, war, disasters, and other adversities? Learn about the importance of fostering resilience in children at risk.

Natural Disaster and Climate Change Risk Assessment in Infrastructure Projects (edX)

Strengthen your technical and decision-making skills by incorporating climate change resilience and natural disaster risk analysis into the design of infrastructure projects. Welcome to the Natural Disaster and Climate Change Risk Assessment in Infrastructure Projects course.

Análisis del riesgo de desastres y cambio climático en proyectos de infraestructura (edX)

Fortalece tus capacidades técnicas y toma decisiones, incorporando el análisis de riesgo de desastres naturales y resiliencia al cambio climático en el diseño de proyectos de infraestructura. El cambio climático es un hecho y afecta a muchos aspectos de nuestra vida. Cada vez las temperaturas son más extremas y [...]

Bushfires: Response, Relief and Resilience (FutureLearn)

Discover strategies in preparing for, responding to and recovering from bushfire natural disasters from the world's leading minds. This course is significant for individuals and the public interested in gaining knowledge about reducing their vulnerability to bushfires, effective coping strategies in the aftermath of a bushfire event and building [...]

Health in Humanitarian Crises (FutureLearn)

Discover the health needs of those affected by humanitarian crises, challenges of delivering healthcare, and what we must do next. Humanitarian crises due to armed conflict, natural disasters, disease outbreaks and other hazards are a major and growing contributor to ill-health and vulnerability worldwide, and their continuing effects on [...]

Natural Disasters (edX)

Learn the science behind different types of natural disasters and our ability, or inability, to control and predict these events. No region on Earth is immune from natural disasters. As we gain scientific understanding into the causes and nature of such phenomena, we become better able to mitigate the [...]