Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

Emergencies and Disasters: Trends and Issues

Coventry University

This online course explored the common elements of one-off events and understand how emergencies and disasters should be managed. This course also explored common trends and issues surrounding emergencies and disasters, and how these issues impact the ability of stakeholders to intervene. It also explored the challenges that emergencies create for policymakers and examine how these events are shown to the public.

2 weeks, 3 hours per week

Educators

Ron Mountain

Senior Lecturer in Disaster/Emergency Management

Coventry University

Transcript

Learning outcomes

  • Investigate, interpret and evaluate some of the major trends and issues surrounding emergencies and disasters
  • Investigate and interpret the significance of specific issues, such as public profile and presumptions of responsibility, in respect of emergencies and disasters
  • Evaluate the implications of such issues for intervention in emergencies and disasters
  • Investigate and evaluate how key terms and concepts relevant to emergencies and disasters are an intrinsic part of alternative perspectives on those events, and how these terms and concepts shape intervention

Syllabus

  • Trends and issues in emergencies and disasters
  • Characteristics of emergencies and disasters such as scale, complexity, and uncertainty
  • Presumptions of responsibility for emergencies and disasters, together with their public profile, and the implications for intervention in these events

Issued on 17th January 2022

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Free online course:

Emergencies and Disasters: Trends and Issues

Coventry University