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Intermediate Level

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Approx. 19 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish

What you will 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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Intermediate Level

No prerequisite required

Approx. 19 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Conceptual framework for disaster risk management

2 hours to complete
1 video (Total 13 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 video
1 reading
Concept of Disaster50m
1 practice exercise
Conceptual framework for disaster risk management30m
Week
2

Week 2

8 hours to complete

Disasters in Korea

8 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 65 min), 5 readings, 5 quizzes
6 videos
Evolutionary Trajectory12m
Disaster Theories13m
Major Disasters and Following Response Evolution14m
Power-law distribution 18m
Power-law distribution 211m
5 readings
Disaster Risk Management30m
Evolutionary Trajectory30m
Disaster Theories1h 10m
Major Disasters and Following Response Evolution1h 30m
Power-law distribution30m
5 practice exercises
Disaster Risk Management30m
Evolutionary Trajectory30m
Disaster Theories30m
Major Disasters and Following Response Evolution30m
Power-law distribution15m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Sound DRM policies of Korea

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 11 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Preparedness, Response, and Relief7m
2 readings
Prevention and Mitigation30m
Preparedness, Response, and Relief30m
2 practice exercises
Prevention and Mitigation30m
Preparedness, Response, and Relief30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Management

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 29 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Analysis of Disaster Damage using Geospatial Information 29m
Moving platform for Acquiring On-site Disaster Information4m
Practice of SFDRR Indicator using Korean Statistical Data6m
5 readings
Analysis of Disaster Damage using Geospatial Information 130m
Analysis of Disaster Damage using Geospatial Information 240m
Moving platform for Acquiring On-site Disaster Information1h
Practice of SFDRR Indicator using Korean Statistical Data10m
Practice of SFDRR Indicator using Korean Statistical Data30m
1 practice exercise
Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction33m

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