• Deakin University

ADH724.4 National Disaster Management

Examine how national and sub-national actors can best prepare for disasters.

ADH724.4 National Disaster Management
  • Duration2 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...

  • Articulate the role of national institutions, legal and policy frameworks for managing disaster risk
  • Demonstrate awareness of international disaster response law and the importance of legal preparedness for disasters.
  • Articulate the importance of national preparedness for requesting and receiving international humanitarian assistance.

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