• Deakin University

ADH724.3 DRR in Practice

Explore a range of strategies and programming approaches for reducing disaster risk.

ADH724.3 DRR in Practice
  • Duration3 weeks
  • Weekly study10 hours

Find out more about the degree

Deakin’s degrees in Development and Humanitarian Action provide you with the analytical skills needed to understand the contexts of development and humanitarian programs as well as practical skills to apply in the field.​

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Understand the concept of, and facilitate, Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction.
  • Identify strategies for reducing disaster risk through each stage of the disaster management cycle.
  • Identify and apply strategies for mainstreaming DRR into humanitarian and development programs across a range of sectors.
  • Identify and apply strategies for ensuring that DRR interventions respond to the particular needs of vulnerable groups.
  • Understand the challenges and opportunities for reducing disaster risk in urban and conflict contexts.

Who is the course for?

Deakin University postgraduate students.

Who will you learn with?

Daniel McAvoy is a Lecturer in Humanitarian Assistance. He has worked in humanitarian responses in Iraq, Kosovo, Indonesia and the Pacific for a range of organisations.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.

  • Established1974
  • LocationMelbourne, Australia
  • World rankingTop 280Source: QS World University Rankings 2021