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Urban Disaster Risk Mitigation & Climate Resilient Development

By Prof. Dr. Sanjukkta Bhaduri   |   School of Planning and Architecture New Delhi
Learners enrolled: 1442
The course aims to develop a comprehensive understanding of the interface between urban development, disaster risk and climate change, dynamics, variability causal factors and impacts of disasters and climate change and the issues involved therein. The course also focuses on disaster and climate resilient urban development and management and also highlights the disaster and climate risk governance. 

Urban Disaster Risk Mitigation and Climate Resilient Development

·                Understanding the phenomenon of Disasters and climate change

·                The interface between urban disaster risks, climate change and Urban Development.

·                Policies, Guidelines and Legislation for addressing the Disaster Risks and Climate Change

·                Process of Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Mitigation and Climate Resilient Development in spatial planning process

·                Disaster management and climate change adaptation measures

·                Disaster Risk Governance and Risk Finance


Summary
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Core
Duration : 15 weeks
Start Date : 15 Jul 2019
End Date : 30 Oct 2019
Exam Date : 10 Nov 2019 IST
Enrollment Ends : 10 Sep 2019
Category :
  • Architecture and Planning
Credit Points : 4
Level : Postgraduate

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Course layout

Week 1 :
Module 1 Urbanization and Risks

Week 2 :
Module 2 Understanding Climate Change
Module 3 Causes of Climate change
Module 4 Interface Between Urban Development and Climate Related Risks

Week 3 :
Module 5 Understanding the Phenomena of Disasters
Module 6 Interface between Urban Development and Disaster Risks
Module 7 Natural Disasters
Module 8 Man Made Disasters
Module 9 Climate Related Disasters

Week 4 :
Module 10 Impacts of Natural Disasters Part 1
Module 10 Impacts of Natural Disasters Part 2 Socio Economic Impacts
Module 10 Impacts of Natural Disasters Part 3 Physical and Environmental Impacts
Module 11 Impacts of Man Made Disasters
Module 12 Disasters and their impacts on cities Part 1
Module 13 Disasters and their impacts on cities Part 2

Week 5 :
Module 14 Impacts of Disasters in India
Module 15 Impacts of Disasters in India Case Studies Part 1
Module 16 Impacts of Man Made Disasters in India
Module 17 Impacts of Man Made Disasters in India Case study

Week 6 :
Module 18,19,20 Impacts of Climate Change Global, India, 

Week 7 :
Module 21 Urban Heat Islands

Week 8 :
Module 22 International frameworks and guidelines for Disaster Risk Reduction,
Module 23 International Organizations for Disaster Risk Reduction,
Module 24 Indian Frameworks, guidelines and organizations for Disaster Risk Reduction

Week 9 :
Module 25 International conferences and frameworks for climate change
Module 26 National conferences and frameworks for climate change in India
Module 27 National conferences and frameworks for climate change in India Part 2

Week 10 :
Module 28 Resilient Development Module 29 Introduction to the case studies 

Week 11 :
Module 29 Process of Mainstreaming 

Week 12 :
Module 30 Process of Mainstreaming 

Week 13 :
Module 31 Hazard Assessment
Module 31 Vulnerability Assessment
Module 31 Impact Assessment
Module 31 Capacity Assessment

Week 14 :
Module 32 Risk Assessment
Module 33  Strategies for Disaster Risk Reduction
Module 34 Climate Change Mitigation

Week 15 :
Module 35 Climate change adaptation
Module 36 Climate change case studies
Module 37 DRR Case Studies 

Week 16 :
Module 38 Disaster response
Module 39 Case studies
Module 40 Disaster Risk Governance

Instructor bio





Prof. Dr. Sanjukkta Bhaduri


Prof. Dr. Sanjukkta Bhaduri is a full time Professor of Urban Planning at SPA, New Delhi. She has done Bachelor in Architecture from Jadavpur University (1983), Masters in City Planning from I.I.T Kharagpur (1985) and Ph.D from SPA, New Delhi (2003). She has 34 years of professional, research and teaching experience in the fields of Urban Planning, Environmental Planning; the areas of special interest are Disaster Management, Smart cities, Sustainable Development of settlements, Participatory Planning, Social aspects related to Planning Urban Environmental Management, Assessment of Environmental Impacts, Energy and Urban Development, Environmental Quality of Human Settlements. She is the coordinator of the Research Center of SPA, i.e. Center for Urban Disaster Studies. She has worked in SPA, Delhi for 31 years in various positions. She also conducts the course on Urban Risk and disaster Management for the Post graduate students of Urban Planning Department at SPA Delhi.

Course certificate

“30 Marks will be allocated for Internal Assessment and 70 Marks will be allocated for external proctored examination


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