To provide practitioners in the field of disaster management with a detailed understanding of the psycho-social aspects of emergency management and how to support those who have been caught up in a traumatic event.
- By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Explain the purpose, value and methods of effective community engagement prior to the onset of a disaster.
Outline effective communication strategies used to support communities who are caught up in a disaster.
Describe established good practice that may be used to enable a sustainable, community-focussed, recovery process.
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