Disasters & Development

Estimated cost: R1001 – R5000
Field Of Study: Disaster Risk Studies
Department Name: Geography and Environmental Studies


This course focuses on risk management in the African context, with an emphasis on mitigating urban risks. It seeks to demonstrate the inherent linkages between disasters and development, stressing the importance of disaster risk reduction, introducing a variety of approaches as well as specific tools that can be used effectively to reduce risk.

Entry Requirement: Grade 12/Matric Certificate
Certificate Type: Competence
Delivery Mode: Blended
Duration: 3 days
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: PJ Zweig
Contact Person Email: patriciazweig@sun.ac.za
Contact Person Phone: (021) 8089282
Latest Year Offered: 2021