Information precaution

Informational precautions represent the first important step in personal precautions. To be prepared for an emergency, first, increase the general knowledge on causes of flooding and other other induced hazards.

Flood protection and water resource management

Risk management and climate risks

Water Resource Systems

This subject is concerned with quantitative methods for analyzing large-scale water resource problems. Topics covered include the design and management of facilities for flood control and other activities related to water resources.


Institution: TU Delft

Language: English
Type of material: Online course
Target audience: (Technical) professionals

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Lesson unit – natural hazard floods

In this lesson, students grapple with the threats to natural habitats and are trained in their perception and evaluation of space. By locating natural hazards in space, they are able to identify conflicts of land use and make location decisions.


Institution: Lehrer-online

Language: German
Type of material: Training material
Target audience: Students


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Floods and Land Use

Participants will learn about the interactions between flooding and land use. In addition to the causes of flooding, the focus is on land-use solutions to reduce flood hazards. No prior knowledge is needed to complete each unit.


Institution: Webgeo

Language: German
Type of material: Online course
Target audience: Students to general public

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Natur-based Solutions

In this course following topics will be studied: What are Nature-based solutions (NbS)? How can they help build resilience to disasters and climate change impacts? How can I apply NbS in my work and everyday life?

Institution: SDG Academy

Language: English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Arabic Bahasa
Type of material: Online course
Target audience: Professionals

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Natural disaster risk reduction

This kit has been developed with the view to enhancing the coping capabilities of disaster-prone communities in the Arab States region and the dissemination of the technical knowledge in natural disaster reduction to build the capacities.


Institution: UNESCO
Language: Arabic
Type of material: Training material, information material
Target audience: Teachers, students, workers

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