Emergency Telecommunications online course

An online course on emergency telecommunications is being hosted by International Telecommunication Union.

The material of the course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Emergency Telecommunications and Disaster Management.

  • Role of Emergency Telecommunications at various stages of Disaster Management.

  • Building resilient telecommunication infrastructure for disaster mitigation.

  • Multi-Hazard role of ICT in Disaster Management.

  • Contribution of an effective ICT for Disaster Mitigation to Economic and Social Development.

  • Practical Measures to be taken when disasters strike to enhance response and relief.

This training source is now distributed worldwide through the Administrations in order to make it freely available for the young people through educational institutions, universities and internet-cafes.

Access the course here.


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