This department focuses on disaster management and sustainable development including frameworks and skills for addressing contemporary hazards, disasters and complex emergencies, in both post-development and majority world contexts.

Programmes under the department seek to develop knowledge and analytical skills related to disaster risk reduction, emergency planning, evaluation in the humanitarian sector, early warning, response systems and sustainability. Students will also have the opportunity to pursue specialisms in environmental/geographical information systems (GIS); physical and mental health in disaster management and development and Integrated Emergency Management.

Chair of Department

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Prof.  John A. F Obiri

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