Short Courses

In addition to its online, accredited, Participatory Disaster Risk Management (PDRM) program, TorqAid offers seven Short Courses (SCs). The link to this program is given below.

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The seven SCs on offer are:
SC1:    The Disaster Risk Management Cycle (DRMC) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) diagrams, and their application to to a combination of floods and tropical storms; earthquakes and tsunamis; and drought

SC2:   Australian bushfires, and psychosocial stress related to disasters

SC3:   The Rohingya humanitarian situation in Bangladesh

SC4:   The Ten Seed Technique (TST) as a fabulous, practical, ranking tool

SC5:   Covid-19 and Risk Management

SC6:   The DRR diagram and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

SC7:    Aspirations for, and challenges of, positive progress this year relating to Climate Change

These SCs are designed for a combination of stakeholders, principally global or Australian humanitarian/development practitioners, and secondary/teriary students. Sessions can be delivered either as one hour online (eg Zoom) training sessions, or, social distancing requirements notwithstanding, as one hour face-to-face lessons.