The programme will develop your understandinging of the principles and practice of infrastructure provision in emergencies and during reconstruction, equipping you with appropriate knowledge, expertise and skills for emergency work in low- and middle-income countries.
You will learn to:
understand the principles and practice of infrastructure provision in emergencies and during reconstruction;
develop the expertise and skills necessary for emergency relief and reconstruction; and
improve knowledge and skills in the assessment, planning, design and implementation of a range of infrastructure options for emergency relief and reconstruction.
On completion of the course you will be able to:
understand the types of disasters, their trends, causes and consequences;
assess, plan, manage and implement infrastructure provision in emergencies and during reconstruction;
appreciate the range of infrastructure needed by communities affected by emergencies both during and after the event;
describe, design, use, operate and maintain the range of technologies generally used in emergencies; and
work with traumatised populations to deliver essential services.
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