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.
Resilience and Disaster Risk Management Learning Lab
In partnership with the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), the World Bank has, over the past decade, emerged as a global leader in assessing exposure to hazards and addressing disaster risks. Drawing on our accumulated experience and expertise, these virtually facilitated and self-paced courses are designed to enhance your knowledge as a resilience and disaster risk management professional.
Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) Online Training
The Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) is an internationally accepted methodology for determining the physical damages, economic losses, and costs of meeting recovery needs after a natural disaster through a government-led process. This compelling, interactive and sequential online e-Learning on PDNA consist of four modules.
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.
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.