871332 Disaster management (in Eng.)

Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Kaiser, Peter , Kreuzer, Stefan
Angeboten im Semester
Sommersemester 2023
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen


Referring to the four phases of disaster management (mitigation, prepardeness, response, recovery) the lecture will focus on prepardeness and response. The students get a broad overview from methods of prepardeness and response like:
•Risk analysis
•Emergency planning tools
•training methods - exercises
•early warning systems (extreme weather, flood warning, wildfire, etc.)
•organisational structures of disaster management authorities and disaster relief organisations (Austrian Government, Fire Service, Red cross, etc.)
•disaster relief actions (structure and capabilities of disaster relief organisations)
Highlights are:
•performing a table top exercise (flood scenario) done by the students themselves (learning by doing)
1.Excursion and visit of Disaster relief authorities and non governmental disaster relief organisations

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen (erwartete Kenntnisse)



At the end the participant should know the organisational structures of various disaster relief organisations (governmental and non governmental) and the basic processes during disaster relief actions. So the participant has the possibility to act in a role play as a decision maker during a small scale flood scenario under practical conditions.
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