Overview of issues related to disaster management including a history of the field, key legislation impacting the field, comprehensive emergency management and integrated emergency management, and current issues in the field. Emergency and disaster management is aimed at introducing and critically analysing key concepts in disaster management, basic concepts of emergency, disaster, hazard, vulnerability, preparedness, response and recovery will be covered. The course also introduces students to the genealogy of various disasters including natural and manmade (technological) and how they can be handled in emergency situations.
THREE (3) YEARS
Two principal passes from Higher Advanced School Certificate (UACE) or its equivalent or do a Higher Education Certificate as required by the National Council of Higher Education for a year before you can enter into degree program.