Crisis and disaster management


The Crisis and Mass Disaster Management program will include analyses of mass disaster issues and potential crises. A key issue in this program will be the most efficient application of resources in times of crisis in order to solidify and strengthen management capabilities. The program will cover the following topics: The Role of Health Services during Crisis and Mass Disaster, Operating the Economy in Times of Emergency, The Role of NGOs in Coping with Crisis and Mass Disasters, The Role of the Media in Crisis, Mass Disaster & Emergency Situation, First Response Teams - Learning from Experience, Disasters Management and Population Preparedness, The Role of the Police in Crisis and Mass Disaster Management, Strategic Decision Making during Emergency Situations and the Role of the Rescue Services in Crisis and Disaster. The objecting of the program is:

  • to deepen participants' theoretical and practical understanding of issues involved in the management of crises and mass disasters
  • To increase participants' capacity for innovative planning and implementation of policy in response to crises and mass disasters
  • To improve participants' decision-making skills
  • To familiarize participants with the tools and methods (executive and technological) in order to enable decision makers to cope with national disasters

Program Participants

The program is designed for: senior government officials, directors of regional offices, employees of NGOs and the private sector, and consultants in the sector. It is also intended for executives and professionals.