DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

 

 Degree Nomenclature                                                                                                                                   

The under graduate disaster risk management major program leads to a certification referred in English as: Degree of Bachelor of Science in Disaster Risk Management and Sustainable Development in Amharic as:  

የሳይንስ ባችለር ዲግሪ በአደጋ መከላከልና ቀጣይ ልማት

Programme objective:

The overall goal of this training program is to assist the poverty reduction efforts of the country through training man power that can link relief to development in the field of disaster risk management and sustainable development. The program also investigates the role of the governmental agencies, international agencies and non-government organizations in disaster management. The phases within the disaster risk management cycle are studied along with crosscutting issues, which include participation, gender, rights, sustainable livelihoods and vulnerability. The themes also include project management, the use of information technology including the use of geographic information systems (GIS).

Graduate profile:

The program consists of a blend of academic and skills-based disciplines to ensure the development of social and disaster risk management expertise thereby preparing those graduates for employment in a variety of local and international organizations to serve as professions in a wider spectrum of areas such as:

Development planners, Policy Makers, Human and democratic rights advocators and promoters, Humanitarian aid workers, Early warning analysts, Project planners and implementers, Entrepreneurs, Facilitators and organizers, Researchers , Consultants, Instructors, Managers, Counselors

List of modules and number of courses:

 

Module code

Module Name

Number of courses

Total credit point

Course-chair person

Module 01

Conceptual and Theoretical Understanding of Disaster Risk Management

     6

   28

Tesfahun Kasie

Module 02

Disaster Risk Management I

 

     4

   18

Tarekegn Ayalew

Module 03

Disaster Risk Management II

 

     4

   20

Marcos Budusa

Module 04

Disaster Risk Management and development

     8

   35

Birhan Sisay

Module 05

Research Methods and Tools

 

     5

   25

Dr.Temesgen Tilahun

Module 06

Disaster and Cross cutting issues

 

     5

   21

Misganaw Teshager

 

Common and Supportive courses

 

     8

   34

 

Total

    40

  181

 

Admission requirement:

For regular program, students whose stream is natural science and social science and who can fulfill the higher education requirements set by the Ministry of Education can join the department. For Extension and Summer Programs, students who held Diploma and above in General agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Social Science, Applied science, Engineering and other related fields of study could register for the program.  

Graduation requirement:

Minimum 112 credit hours [181 CP], from the total of courses taken 2.0 or better cumulative grade point average (CGPA) in their major and over all courses - No “F” grade in any course (s) they have taken.

 

Program Coordinator

Misganaw Teshager

Bahir Dar University, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

P.O Box. 79

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Telephone: +251 13603153

E-mail-   tmisganaw@yahoo.com

 

Program Coordinator

Misganaw Teshager

Bahir Dar University, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

P.O Box. 79

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Telephone: +251 13603153

E-mail-   tmisganaw@yahoo.com

 

Staff Profile(DRMSD)

No.

Name

Specialization/Area of Interest

Academic Level

Academic Rank

Contact address

Phone number

Email

1

Abraham Mebrat*

Environmental Science

MSc

Lecturer

 

 

2

Adane Tesfaye*

Entomology

MSc

Lecturer

 

 

3

Birhanu Sisay*

Development Studies

MSc

Lecturer

+251 913831282

hiwete2000@gmail.com

4

Jemal Simeneh

Computer Science

BSc

Graduate Assistant

+251 910517711

  jemals2006@gmail.com

5

Markos Budusa

Disaster Risk Management & Sust. Dev’t

MSc

Lecturer

+251 913265350

markbudu@gmail.com

6

Misganaw Teshager

Disaster Risk Management & Sust. Dev’t

MSc

Lecturer

+251 913603153

tmisganaw@yahoo.com

7

Mossa Endris

Social Anthropology

PhD

Assistant Professor

+251-918-716473

  yemusa@yahoo.com

8

Tarekegn Ayalew

Risk, Crisis, and Disaster Management

MSc

Lecture

+251 918730624

tarekegnayalew@yahoo.com

9

Tesfahun Asmamaw

Environmental and Geographical Science/Disaster Risk Science

MSc/Honors degree

Lecturer

+251 920051299

tes2121@yahoo.com

10

Yidnekachew Merkeb

Disaster Risk Management & Sust. Dev’t

MSc

Lecturer

+251 920771192

  ymerkeb23@gmail.com

11

Zena Ewonetu

Disaster Risk Management & Sust. Dev’t

MSc

Lecturer

+251 918748548

  newszena@gmail.com

NB:

*On study leave

** Expatriate staff

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