Disaster Resilience courses

DRLS 6710 Food Security Information Systems and Logistics (DRL Summer Institute, Italy
Food Security Information Systems and Logistics (DRL Summer Institute, Italy
This course offers a unique opportunity to interact with logistics and information systems experts from the UN and international civil society. Learning is reinforced by field visits to the organizations and the UNHRD where students can learn how these systems support ongoing responses around the world.
credit hours: 3

DRLS 6720 Food Security and Food Aid in Humanitarian Context(DRL Summer Institute, Italy
Food Security and Food Aid in Humanitarian Context(DRL Summer Institute, Italy
This course compliments lectures, readings, and lab work with generous opportunities to interact with professionals from UN Agencies and international civil society. Guest lectures by experts and field visits to the principle UN Agencies are an important part of this course.
credit hours: 3

DRLS 6730 Food Security and Resilience(DRL Summer Institute, Italy
Food Security and Resilience(DRL Summer Institute, Italy
This course will examine the impact of disaster and crisis on food security and nutrition outcomes and the role of policy and programs in enhancing the ability of communities and households to manage food security related risk. Students in the course will spend the first 10-days of the course in study core elements of food security resiliency in lectures, guest lectures, seminar format and a practical policy/program review activity. FAO's 5-year strategic plan includes a strategic objective on resilience and during the final days of the course students will be able to visit FAO and discuss concepts from the course with the foremost experts in the field.
credit hours: 3