Identification

Title
E-learning course: Understanding Risk (World Bank)
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/C...

Publication Date
Jan. 6, 2017, 1:37 p.m.
Category
Society
characteristics of society and cultures. Examples: settlements, anthropology, archaeology, education, traditional beliefs, manners and customs, demographic data, recreational areas and activities, social impact assessments, crime and justice, census information
Regions
Global
Approved
No
Published
Yes
Featured
No
Owner

Name
Stu Fraser (stu)
email
sfraser@worldbank.org
Position
Senior Disaster RIsk Management Specialist
Organization
World Bank
Location
Voice
Fax
Information

Identification Image
Spatial Extent
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Projection System
EPSG:4326
Extension x0
-180.000000000000000
Extension x1
180.000000000000000
Extension y0
-90.000000000000000
Extension y1
90.000000000000000
Features

Language
English
Supplemental Information

River Flood, Tsunami, Coastal Flood, Strong Wind, Volcanic Ash, Landslide, earthquake

Contact Points

Name
Stu Fraser (stu)
email
sfraser@worldbank.org
Position
Senior Disaster RIsk Management Specialist
Organization
World Bank
Location
Voice
Fax

References

Link Online
/documents/1010
Metadata Page
/documents/1010/metadata_detail

Metadata Author

Name
Stu Fraser (stu)
email
sfraser@worldbank.org
Position
Senior Disaster RIsk Management Specialist
Organization
World Bank
Location
Voice
Fax