This lecture will provide comprehensive information on structures, workflows, and practical challenges of international organizations such as UN, governments, NGOs, as well as private sector, dealing with disaster management and humanitarian response. Lectures will be coordinated by UNU-EHS and held by various external experts with hands-on knowledge in related areas. Learning objectives include: better understanding of civil protection mechanisms and humanitarian response; operational coordination of disaster management and humanitarian response; UN and other inter-national organizations in humanitarian response; the role of media in disaster management and humanitarian response.
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Jörg Szarzynski and guest lecturers
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