ENVB40550 Humanitarian Disasters and its Impact on Transition Management (JLU)

Academic Year 2020/2021

The following themes will be covered:

• Definitions, concepts and root causes of disasters and politics of disasters
• Tools for political, environmental, social and technological analysis
• Tools for data collection and baseline study
• Sectoral linkages and effectiveness
• Policy analysis
• Rights based approaches and accountability mechanisms
• Project/program cycle with strong emphasis on monitoring and evaluation
• Transition modalities and strategies

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

The students will:

-have acquired knowledge about disaster risk reduction, resilience building, humanitarian disasters and the cycle of disaster management
-comprehend the impact of disasters on Food Security, Agriculture, Water and Sanitation and any other relevant sectors
-be able to understand sectoral policy and practices
-gain detailed information about rights based approaches and accountability mechanisms
-have specific knowledge on gender and other mainstream themes
-get insight into monitoring and evaluation and design monitoring and evaluation tools
-be able to design transition / phase over strategies

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours


Seminar (or Webinar)




Field Trip/External Visits


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures and seminars 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: Examination as per JLU Regulations Unspecified No Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.


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