|Crisis and Emergency Management||At the end of this course unit, the learner should be able to:
1. Define the basic concepts used in the course
2. Identify crises based on the basic crisis identification matrix that will be taught in the course.
3. Undertake Situational Rapid Assessment for any crisis and write SRA reports.
4. Management crisis scenarios based on the crisis management principles that will be taught in this course.
5. Recognize the importance of preparing contingency plans, emergency response plans and...||January 2015 - TO-DATE|
|IDP and Refugees Management||Refugee camps and shelters; planning; site selection. Camp layout and services; shelter storage facilities and services. Practice in camp establishment. Displaced Person Camps: Criteria for site selection social needs, water, open space, accessibility, environmental considerations, soil and ground cover, land rights. Initial health assessment, mortality rate, and morbidity rate; Displaced person health care, Food & Nutrition; Non-food distribution - blankets, cooking utensils, sleeping mats.....||January 2015 - TO-DATE|
|DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, PLANNING AND RESPONSE||Preparedness planning: Introduction: what is disaster preparedness, the role of disaster preparedness, theoretical perspectives in disaster preparedness, Disaster preparedness components: fire fighters, police, ambulance, media, disaster relief operations (DRO), Communication plans, proper maintenance of emergency services and training, including mass human resources, community response teams, development and exercise of emergency, population warning methods, emergency shelters and evacuation...||May 2015 - TO-DATE|
|Procurement in Disaster Management||Introduction, definitions of procurement, purchase, storage, supply, Supply chain, strategic sourcing, material and demand planning, competencies 0f the P.O, customer relationships, negotiation, supplier risk management,, capital equipment purchasing, cost price analysis, global procurement best practice, the role of procurement in disaster continuum (Discussion)||January 2015 - TO-DATE|
|Introduction to Disaster Management||Purpose
To expose learners to the basic concepts and functions in disaster management
Expected Learning Outcomes
By the end of the units the learners should have the ability to:
1. Define the various concepts used in Disaster Management
2. Describe different types of disasters, their trends and consequences on populations;
3. Describe the disaster cycle of mitigation, preparedness, response and reconstruction;
4. Discuss the factors the influence risks to a population from a hazard...||September 2015 - TO-DATE|
|Conflict Management in Africa||Introduction: The Perception of Conflicts and Conflict Management in Africa, Sources and Causes of Conflicts in Africa: (Taxonomy of Causes of conflicts in Africa), Case study of specific conflicts in Africa, Approaches to conflict management: African Traditional Conflict Management techniques, Third Party Intervention: Mediation, Negotiation, Arbitration, Conflict Transformation: Peace Making, Peace Keeping, Disarmament and Arms Control, Culture, Identity and conflict Management
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|Climatological Aspects in Disaster||General circulation of the atmosphere: meridional and zonal circulation, seasonal and inter-seasonal winds, types of climatic hazards in Eastern and Central Africa; effects of climate stress on specific hazards: natural hazards, relationship between human-made disasters and climate related disasters, floods, droughts, tropical cyclones, heat waves, severe storms; climate needs in disaster management continuum; early warning systems, role of climate and needs in Eastern and Central Africa...||January 2015 - TO-DATE|
|Introdction to Conflict Management||The concept of conflict, Introduction to conflict management, difference between conflict and war, Theories of Conflict analysis, causes of conflict, nature and nurture debate, biological theories of conflict, inherent and contingent theories of conflict, psychological theories, the frustration aggression theory, socio-biology, ethological approaches, theory of relative deprivation, groups, history and conflict, resources competition, conflicts and disputes, internationalization of conflict....||September 2015 - TO-DATE|
|FUNDAMENTALS OF DIPLOMACY||The Purpose of the course
The aim of the course is to introduce learners to the concept of Diplomacy and its role in the conduct of relations between and among states and the various organs of diplomacy.
By the end of the course the learners should be able to
• Understand the concept of Diplomacy and its role in international relations
• Explain the evolution of Diplomacy from antiquity to the modern era
• Analyze the various forms and functions of Diplomacy...||September 2015 - TO-DATE|