Geomatics for Disaster Risk Reduction GeoDRR study specialties at universities in Cambodia and Malaysia are starting progressively

UC inks partnership with CAR’S DILG and DHSUD for Rgnl INST Dev. Support Program

Despite the many difficulties of implementing the project due to external and internal factors, the Rectors, Vice Rectors, Deans and Project Implementers are even opening small student groups treating them partly as β€œpilot” courses.πŸ™

Universities in the Philippines (XU and UC) are planning to open the 1st semester of GeoDRR studies in August 2024 due to formal requirements.🀝

πŸ”΄The GeoDRR degree program is a modern and high quality program to train students in forecasting, diagnosis, analysis, action and management of natural disasters.

➑️The GeoDRR program is based on the European education system with ECTS credits πŸ‘©β€πŸ«πŸ‘©β€πŸŽ“πŸ§‘β€πŸŽ“ with the national requirements of 3 Southeast Asian countries.

➑️The GeoDRR program is currently the only study program of its type in Asia.πŸ§‘β€πŸ’»

➑️The GeoDRR degree program responds to the demand of the rapidly developing economies of Southeast Asia for specialists in natural disasters. Natural disasters are having an increasing impact in generating financial losses in countries that are systematically hit by disasters, such as typhoons, floods, earthquakes, landslides, storms and heavy rains.β›ˆπŸŒŠπŸŒ¬πŸŒͺ

πŸ“ΈPictured: the first GeoDRR students at UUM Malaysia with the Dean, Prof. Madya Azman B Yasin (1st photo). πŸ™‚πŸ™