E-Learning

Self-Paced E-Learning

Enhance your knowledge as a disaster risk management professional through these virtually facilitated and self-paced courses that draw on the latest global expertise and technology in learning.

Introduction to Disaster Risk Management (self-paced)

This introductory course familiarizes development practitioners with contemporary concepts and practices in disaster management and discusses the paradigm shift from re-active to pro-active approaches in this cross cutting field of development.

Decision Making under Deep Uncertainty

This course describes an innovative methodology to deal with these uncertainties: Decision Making under Deep Uncertainty, and how to use it to make robust decisions for long term investments in a changing world.

Introduction to the Open Data for Resilience Initiative

This short course provides an overview of the approach and toolset developed by the Open Data for Resilience Initiative, including tools for sharing geospatial data, community mapping, and more.

Introduction to Damage, Loss and Needs Assessment (DaLA)

Introductory Damage Loss and Needs Assessment course is a six modules course which reviews the conceptual framework of DaLA as well as the sectoral aspects of conducting an assessment.

Project-Specific Contingent Emergency Response Component (CERC)

This course provides an overview of project specific Contingent Emergency Response Components (CERCs) of WBG loans. The course presentations focus on the actions that should be taken by the borrower and the Bank when preparing, activating and implementing CERCs.

Risk and Opportunity: Managing Risk for Development

This is an extensive 22-part series of videos and podcasts that explore how humans manage and respond to risk, and the implications for development.

Understanding
Risk

This e-learning course will explain how risk characteristics are identified, how this information is used to assess overall risk, and how this information is used to address risk.

Safe and Resilient Cities (self-paced)

The course exposes city officials and practitioners to cutting edge tools on vulnerability assessments, policies and programs, stock-taking and gaps analysis, and financial access.