Admissions open for Certificate Course in Disaster Management: TISS-IFRC Online Programme
June 20, 2016 - Aug. 31, 2016
The International Federation of Red Cross and Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Tata Institute for Social Sciences (TISS) have established this On-line Certificate Course on Disaster Management as an innovative partnership to collaborate in evolving areas of Disaster Management. This course, while leveraging the decades of experience, inherent strength and uniqueness of the IFRC in disaster response, will enhance the knowledge and capacities of highly qualified and motivated Red Cross and Red Crescent staff and volunteers and new humanitarian professionals, resulting in more professional support to building sustainable and resilient communities and nations. This online Disaster Management Certificate course is designed to address the existing practice-knowledge gaps by developing humanitarian professionals with the right blend of academic and practical approaches to reduce vulnerabilities and risks to hazards while building the resilience of nations and communities to disasters.