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Specialization in Prevention, Reduction and Attention to Disasters

Price $6.499.300

Offered in: Manizales

Duration 2 semestres

Degree: Especialista en Prevención, Reducción y Atención de Desastres

Mode: On-site

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SNIES: 106779

02964 del 22 de febrero de 2018 por 7 años

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture

Nivel de formación: Posgrados

Admission: Every Semester

UCM's Specialization in Disaster Prevention, Reduction and Attention is a response to the urgent need of today's world to improve the society-nature, society-society relationship that is evident in the high conditions of vulnerability in a changing climate; framed in the global agreements Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, Paris Agreement, World Humanitarian Agenda, New Urban Agenda.

Aware of this need, UCM offers this Specialization for leaders and decision makers who wish to know, understand and practice disaster risk management from an integral and systemic perspective to face an increasingly globalized and interconnected world with serious environmental, climatic, humanitarian, economic and political crises.




Semester 1

UCM Identity

1 Credit

Introduction to Disaster Risk Management

2 Credits

Natural and Anthropic Hazards

3 Credits

Risk Management in Territorial Planning

4 Credits

Disaster Risk Management Regulations

2 Credits

Elective I

1 Credit

Research Project

1 Credit

Semester 2

Humanitarian Logistics, Peace and Development

1 Credit

Risk Reduction Strategies I

2 Credits

Risk Reduction Strategies II

2 Credits

Vulnerability Assessment

2 Credits

Public Policies for Risk Management

1 Credit

Technologies applied to disaster risk management

2 Credits

Elective II

1 Credit

Undergraduate Work

3 Credits


María Nancy Marín Olaya

Director de programa

Magíster en Educación desde la Diversidad

Carolina Arenas Hoyos

Especialista en Prevención, Reducción y Atención de Desastres.

Diego Armando Rivera Gutiérrez

Magíster en Cambios Globales y Riesgo de Desastres

Fáber Mosquera Álvarez

Magíster en Administración de Empresas.

Félix Ricardo Giraldo Delgado

Especialista en Prevención Reducción y Atención de desastres

Gloria Yaneth Flórez Yepes

Doctora en Desarrollo Sostenible

Jhon Makario Londoño Bonilla

Doctor en Geofísica.

José Helio López Soto

Magíster en Educación.

Why this program at UCM?

The Specialization in Disaster Prevention, Reduction and Attention at UCM offers you high quality education in disaster risk management to help you become the best leader in making conscious and informed decisions in disaster risk management, so that you can be an agent of change in your environment, the country, the region and the world. Because the EPRAD at UCM has a tradition of many years in teaching and learning Disaster Risk Management in Colombia, standing out because it is a continuous, sustainable and most demanded program throughout the national territory. Because it is offered in the city of Manizales (Caldas, Colombia), a strategic place, known as "Full-scale laboratory for the study of risk in Colombia", where we have the opportunity to visit entities in the sector to learn how they work and what actions have been taken in terms of disaster risk management.

+ High Quality University
+ High employability rate
+ Modelo Pedagógico Personalizante y Liberador
+ Financing facilities
+ National and International Mobility

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