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Be Ready: Staying Safe During Disasters

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies via FutureLearn

Overview

Discover what to do when disaster strikes

As extreme weather events continue to affect the lives of millions of people across the globe, it’s never been more important to know how to stay safe when disaster strikes.

On this course, you’ll find out about the key actions you can take to reduce the risks associated with disasters and extreme weather events.

You’ll learn how to create your own disaster kit, and develop a personal and family response plan, to use if an extreme event occurs.

You’ll get practical advice on preparing for, and responding to earthquakes, extreme temperatures, flooding, tsunamis, and hurricanes.

This course is aimed at anyone interested in disaster preparedness, but may be of particular interest to teachers, healthcare professionals, and those involved in risk assessment and risk reduction.

Taught by

Martin Krottmayer

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  • Sylvia Amar completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.

    It's a short course, but I think it is really useful. It talks about cyclones, earthquakes, floods, heat waves, cold waves, tsunamis...

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