7th Block course "Vulnerability and Disaster Risk Reduction" – South Africa
The University of the Free State - Disaster Management Training and Education Centre for Africa (UFS-DiMTEC), in collaboration with United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) are presenting the 7th Block Course in VULNERABILITY AND DISASTER RISK REDUCTION from 2 to 13 February 2015, in Durban, South Africa.
The overall goal of the course is to increase the awareness regarding the complexity and importance of vulnerability and resilience in the field of disaster risk management.
Date & venue
2 February - 13 February 2015
ETHEKWINI DISASTER MANAGEMENT CENTER, Durban, South Africa
Costs: R 7000.00 / 645 USD
Includes: 2 weeks course material, coffee/tea breaks, lunches, certificates and field trip.
Inquiries regarding the course fees should be addressed to Ms Alice Ncube at the University of Free State ( or 0027 51 401 2721/9701). The United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) or University of the Free State (UFS) DiMTEC WILL NOT cover any travel, local transport or accommodation costs of students accepted. Accepted participants will have to organize their own accommodation while attending the Block Course.