Yonsei University
Disaster Risk Management and Korean Policies
Yonsei University

Disaster Risk Management and Korean Policies

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Sohn, Hong-Gyoo

Instructor: Sohn, Hong-Gyoo


(89 reviews)

Intermediate level

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19 hours to complete
3 weeks at 6 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Can explain how humans have understood and accepted disasters and how they have worked to reduce them.

  • Can summarize the theories that explain the

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There are 5 modules in this course

This module introduces concept of disaster.

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1 video1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

This module shows major disasters and theories.

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6 videos5 readings5 quizzes1 discussion prompt

This module explains the major DRM policies of the Korean government in accordance with the disaster management phase.

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2 videos2 readings2 quizzes

This module explains how geospatial information technology can be utilized for disaster damage estimation.

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4 videos5 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

This module explains the theories and examples from various aspects that can be applied to build a disaster resilient nation.

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3 videos3 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt


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4.7 (28 ratings)
Sohn, Hong-Gyoo
Yonsei University
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