Environmental Risk Management


Public health is impacted via a wide spectrum of hazards ranging from physical, chemical and biological factors. When they interact with people and health system vulnerability factors, people health and lives become at risks.

In order to minimize those risks, robust risk reduction measures need to be taken. The main objective of this course is to learn how to manage risks in the proper way that is suitable to human health and the environment.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the cost of risks and the benefits of reducing them
  2. Demonstrate the development of risk reduction plans
  3. Budget for risk management
  4. Take management decisions based on risk assessment outcomes
  1. Risk Management.
  2. Disaster Risk Management Frameworks.
  3. Disaster Management Plan.
  4. Information Management in Disasters.
  5. Economics of Risk Management.
  6. Environmental Hazards and Human Health.
Duration: 30 Learning Hours
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Participant who complete the stand alone course will be awarded a Certificate of Successful Completion.

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