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E-learning course: Understanding Risk (World Bank)
Resource ID
467ecea4-d415-11e6-bde3-040146164b01
Title
E-learning course: Understanding Risk (World Bank)
Date
Jan. 6, 2017, 1:37 p.m., Publication
Abstract
This e-learning course will explain how risk characteristics are identified, how this information is used to assess overall risk, and how this information is used to address risk. The course is an important prerequisite to the more detailed and intensive workshop provided by the Global Practice. The course provides staff with foundational understanding and knowledge of the core concepts and ideas around Disaster Risk Management today. The interactive online format allows participants to explore: the models and mini case histories applicable to Disaster Risk Management including the functions of the Risk, Exposure, and Vulnerability model as explained through interactive exercises and mini-case studies. the different DRM products available today and how they are applied Topics: Urban Development Regions: Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, Other, South Asia GP/CCSA: Social, Urban, Rural & Resilience Keywords: Resilient construction, Quantifying risk, Hazard, Exposure, Disaster Risk Management, Assess risk, DRM, Mitigation, mitigate damage, vulnerability, Risk, Risk Reduction, Risk Management, Risk assessment, Reconstruction, Assessment Language: English Time Commitment: 01:00
Edition
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Owner
stu
Point of Contact
Fraser
sfraser@worldbank.org
Purpose
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Maintenance Frequency
None
Type
not filled
Restrictions
None
None
License
None
Language
eng
Temporal Extent
Start
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End
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Supplemental Information
Drought, River Flood, Tsunami, Coastal Flood, Strong Wind, Volcanic Ash, Landslide
Data Quality
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Extent
  • x0: -180.000000000000000
  • x1: 180.000000000000000
  • y0: -90.000000000000000
  • y1: 90.000000000000000
Spatial Reference System Identifier
EPSG:4326
Keywords
no keywords
Category
Society
Regions
Global