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Intermediate Level

Approx. 16 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Disasters, conflict and aid

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 21 min), 11 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
How are conflicts and disasters related?8m
Why is it important to be conflict sensitive in DRR?6m
Introducing conflict scenarios3m
11 readings
About the next video10m
What do we actually mean when we talk about conflict?10m
What do we mean with a disaster?10m
Is there also a link between a slow-onset disaster like climate changes, and conflict?10m
Short summary of the interlinkages between conflict and disaster10m
Disaster governance, disaster risk reduction and disaster response10m
About the next video10m
What you've learned so far10m
Recap of what you've learned so far10m
About the next video10m
Extra resources10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz about week 1
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in high-conflict scenarios

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 22 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Disaster Risk Reducation (DRR) in high-conflict scenarios4m
What are common challenges in HIC settings?5m
Best practices and successful examples10m
1 reading
Extra resources week 210m
1 practice exercise
Quiz about week 2
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

DRR in Low-conflict scenarios

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 26 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Low-intensity conflicts - LICs2m
What are common challenges in LIC settings?8m
Best practices & successful examples8m
Case study Myanmar3m
2 readings
Wrap-up of week 310m
Extra resources week 310m
1 practice exercise
Quiz about week 3
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Disaster Response in Post-conflict scenarios

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 20 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Disaster Response in Sierra Leone7m
Common challenges in post conflict scenarios3m
Best practices and successful examples6m
1 reading
Extra resources week 410m
1 practice exercise
Quiz about week 4

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