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Have you ever viewed a news report depicting the aftermath of a devastating natural disaster? The damage to human life and property are both staggering and heartbreaking. All parts of the world face the possibility of floods, hurricanes, tornados, fires, landslides, earthquakes, tsunamis, and other natural phenomena. Are you prepared if disaster would strike you? This course will help you prepare! The course is appropriate for any learner who is proactive about developing the core competencies of disaster readiness and survival planning. It is especially useful if you are seeking techniques that can ensure your personal protection, as well as the safety of your family, property, and belongings, during a natural disaster. In addition, it offers essential preparation for a variety of emergency situations and inconveniences, even if you do not live in major tornado, flood, hurricane, tsunami, or earthquake zone. For instance, could you and your loved ones manage without access to potable water, electricity, fuel, and banking facilities? If you are unsure of your ability to respond in any of these possible scenarios, this course is for you! Throughout the course, you will be introduced to the Disaster Cycle, specifically the Mitigation and Recovery phases, and will create an extensive personal preparedness plan for survival in the absence of common amenities, such as food and water, shelter, and communication. You will also acquire practical, easy-to-apply strategies for maintaining a healthy attitude during disaster which can allow you to remain calm, avoid panic, and draw upon inner and outer resources in dire circumstances. Although death may be an inevitable outcome of extreme circumstances, a balanced outlook can provide comfort for all parties involved. Finally, issues of how institutions and governments can aid in disaster are also discussed. If you are interested in this topic you may be interested in other online programs at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. Learn more about those programs by visiting our website:



30. Jan. 2017

Really great course that's paced well. I believe this is a course everyone should and CAN take! These things are important to know especially if you live in an area where disasters are prone.


7. Okt. 2020

grateful to have this kind of Course in here while having sponsor. Most important course because it teaches the basic surviving skills and safety during disaster. likewise, Safety First!

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von Maria S D P

22. Juni 2020

The course is really informative and a great reminder of what to do before and during disasters.


20. Feb. 2016

This class is amazing, informative and full of useful information. Highly recommend this class.

von Tran H N

17. Sep. 2021

greatly designed and practical course ! Making personal plan was interesting and challenging !

von Aayush K

27. Apr. 2020

A very basic and informative course which helps you to do what's best in a disaster! SURVIVE!


16. Juni 2020

Very detailed course and very useful for preparing for disasters, not matter where you live.

von K M A I

23. Juni 2020

Amazing course, Learned all the basics of personal/family preparedness in case of Disaster.

von Syed N A

23. März 2017

Great course, really useful for people who want to pursue a carrier in disaster management.

von Madina K

19. Dez. 2016

I really liked it. Thank you teacher. It was very interesting to listen to and make a plan.

von Abdullah A

22. Nov. 2016

Well described course and it helps me to improve my understanding on disaster preparedness.

von Loreta P

16. Apr. 2021

The course on Disaster Preparedness is timely and relevant. I have learned so much. Thanks

von Shashank

29. Mai 2020

One of the most needed courses to everyone there. I have taken this course with my family.

von casey m

27. Apr. 2020

I learned so much from this class. I feel better prepared to handle emergency situations.

von Sean b

27. Aug. 2015

I wish there were more majors at the university level with this specific topic of study.

von Ranjit K R

25. Mai 2020

The course was sooooo good and the teachers were so great!



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von Dr. O A C

26. Mai 2019

It was a great exposition on preparation for Disaster. it is recommended for everyone.

von Patricia P

29. Mai 2020

This course taught me more on how to survive and handle disasters. Thank you so much!


28. Okt. 2020

This course really helped me to improve my skills and knowledge about preparedness.

von Ravindra B

16. Jan. 2017

Very interesting and informative, the information provided will be put to good use.


29. Juni 2020

I found this course very interesting and relevant for FM/EHS/Safety professionals

von Elena P

28. Apr. 2020

The instructor is very knowledgeable and experienced. I really liked this course.

von Dave S

8. Mai 2020

Thanks for the knowledge, learned a lot, much to thanks Professor Micheal Beach

von Pang Y F

23. Okt. 2020

An amazing course with useful knowledge, it is enjoyable to study this course!

von Imran N E S

14. Juni 2020

This was a very good and learned experience thank your Coursera and University

von Timothy L

25. Jan. 2016

Good basic course for understanding of disaster preparedness at a high level.

von alemap n

18. Apr. 2021

very informative an useful for us and family to learn and remember it lways.