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Advanced Diploma in Emergency and Disaster Management


The Advanced Diploma in Emergency and Disaster Management has been developed to meet the training needs of the strategic planners in emergency/disaster services, industry and communities by providing broad skills in the professional area of emergency and disaster management. It will build upon the framework established in the Diploma in Disaster Management and will develop depths of knowledge and planning skills in specific areas such as logistics, evacuation and the review of emergencies and disasters. This will allow students to develop an applied strategic approach to emergency management. To complete the advanced diploma students will undertake a supervised project within an industry setting to allow them to apply their skills and knowledge. The program provides participants with a regional, national and international perspective on Emergency and Disaster management,

Course Content

CEP601: Natural Hazards: Causes ad Effects

CEP602: Fundamentals of Emergency/ Disaster Management

CEP603: Disaster Operations Management

CEP604: Community Development

CEP605: Developing and Managing Volunteers

CEP606: Evacuation

CEP607: Disaster Logistics Management

CEP608: Disaster Management Evaluation

Target Audience

University students, Disaster management professionals.


The assessment systems used will vary widely depending on the subject matter. Assessment methods include integrated continuous assessment, assignments, and end of module / semester examinations. There will be few exams and much report-writing combined with continuous assessment.



  • Fluent in English
  • Minimum age is 24
  • A degree or diploma from a recognized tertiary institution (or approved equivalent). Applicants with relevant work experience are also eligible to apply, particularly where relevant professional practice has been undertaken.

Course Fee : $1850 for the entire course or $ 185 per module. (Minimum modules per Semester 3. Maximum: 4)

The fee can be paid in full or per semester in 3 installments.

Course Duration
: Minimum Duration: 1 Year. Maximum Duration: 2Years

Course Intakes: January, March, July and September


Contact Details:

For more information, please call-over at the INTER-CEPT (International Centre For Emergency Preparedness Training, Off Mombasa Road,1km from Daystar University)  Monday through Saturdays between 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Kindly note that the INTER-CEPT offices are closed on Sundays)


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