Unit Code: GEO702

Unit Title: Geography in Natural Disaster Management

The Disaster Risk Management Unit will cover core concepts and terminologies of Disaster Risk Management, to enable students to understand the interaction between natural hazards, vulnerabilities and impacts in societies. Key explanation of Disaster influencing factors, and its key characteristics will be taught for broader knowledge of understanding, in explaining the natural phenomena. Unit will cover the key phases of Before, During, and After any natural impacts with their technical terminologies such as Prevention, Preparedness and Recovery. Key Emphasis on Climate Change threats and Impacts in relation to Disaster Risk will also be covered. Teaching concepts are regionally and International accepted which aligned with the DRM International Community, with practical examples that will be covered within the country’s context and internationally. This is to ensure that students have the sufficient knowledge and understanding of Disaster Risk Management core theories.