Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Natural Disaster Risk in Infrastructure Projects
Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo

Natural Disaster Risk in Infrastructure Projects

Claudia Useche
Hori Tsuneki
Sergio Lacambra

Instructors: Claudia Useche

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5 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Recognize the importance of integrating disaster risk and climate change analysis into infrastructure projects.

  • Recognize the components of disaster risk, as well as the differences between different types of risks.

  • Identify the different perspectives or levels of detail in which risk analysis can be approached.

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Course

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5 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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This course is part of the Natural Disaster and Climate Change Risk Assessment Specialization
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There are 2 modules in this course

In this course, you will learn about the challenges faced by countries in Latin America and the Caribbean regarding the risk of natural disasters and climate change, along with their consequential impacts on infrastructure projects and economic and social development. This course was designed with the aim of strengthening project teams' capacity to proactively manage events that can affect a project, to increase its likelihood of success.

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1 video5 readings1 assignment2 discussion prompts1 plugin

What's included

2 videos7 readings2 assignments1 plugin

Instructors

Claudia Useche
Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
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