Be Ready: Staying Safe During Disasters
Duration 2 weeks
Weekly study 2 hours
Discover what to do when disaster strikes
As extreme weather events continue to affect the lives of millions of people across the globe, it’s never been more important to know how to stay safe when disaster strikes.
On this course, you’ll find out about the key actions you can take to reduce the risks associated with disasters and extreme weather events.
You’ll learn how to create your own disaster kit, and develop a personal and family response plan, to use if an extreme event occurs.
You’ll get practical advice on preparing for, and responding to earthquakes, extreme temperatures, flooding, tsunamis, and hurricanes.
What topics will you cover?
- Overview of the preparation of family emergency plans
- Preparation of emergency kits and the home to mitigate disasters.
- Overview of key actions to prepare and responds to earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, cold waves, heat waves and tropical cyclones.
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Who is the course for?
This course is aimed at anyone interested in disaster preparedness, but may be of particular interest to teachers, healthcare professionals, and those involved in risk assessment and risk reduction.
Who will you learn with?
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