Disaster Management

Disaster Management (SDM) is offered as a CERTIFICATE course examined by Uwezo College. A certificate of completion is issues upon completion of this course. For more information about this course, use the tabs below to navigate.

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Entry Requirements

KCSE certificate

Duration: 3 Months

Delivery Method: Online

Fee Structure

Course Fee Breakdown

Full Course Fees
Registration FeeKES 1,000.00
Student IDKES 250.00
Polo T-ShirtKES 750.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 27,000.00
Total: KES 30,000.00

Other Mandatory Course Requirements

Course Units/Overview

  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Emergency Response Strategies
  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation
  • Humanitarian Assistance
  • Crisis Communication

Trimester 1
SDMCertificate In Disaster Management

Course Description

Short Course in Disaster Management

Uwezo College introduces a specialized Short Course in Disaster Management, focusing on equipping individuals with essential skills to respond effectively to emergencies and disasters. This intensive 3-month program emphasizes disaster preparedness, response strategies, and mitigation techniques.

Minimum Requirement:

Prospective students do not require specific educational qualifications but should have an interest in disaster management and emergency response.

Course Modules:

  • Disaster Preparedness: Understanding risks, developing response plans, and preparing for emergencies.
  • Emergency Response Strategies: Learning effective strategies to respond to various types of disasters.
  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation: Identifying vulnerabilities and implementing measures to reduce risks.
  • Humanitarian Assistance and Crisis Communication: Providing aid and communicating during crises effectively.

Throughout the course, students engage in simulations, case studies, and theoretical learning sessions focused on disaster scenarios and response strategies. They learn to assess risks, develop emergency plans, coordinate response efforts, and communicate crucial information during crises.

Successful completion of the Short Course in Disaster Management equips individuals with critical skills to effectively respond to disasters and emergencies. Graduates emerge prepared to contribute to disaster relief efforts or support emergency response teams.

Career Opportunities:

Graduates can explore roles such as Emergency Response Coordinator, Disaster Management Specialist, or Relief Aid Worker in government agencies, non-profit organizations, or humanitarian groups.

Enroll in Uwezo College's Short Course in Disaster Management to develop essential skills for managing and responding to disasters. Join us to acquire the expertise needed to make a difference in emergency situations and contribute to building resilient communities.

Course Instructor(s)


Examining Body

Uwezo College


What are the requirements for registration/admission as a student?

  1. KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
  2. National ID Card or Birth certificate
  3. Email Address

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