Welcome to DPMM
Disasters have become a huge threat. Rapid population growth, urbanization, poverty, and climate change have increased the vulnerability of many Asian countries. Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation and Management is offering interdisciplinary degrees and short-term trainings for capacity-building and skill development.
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- M 4.9 - 47 km SE of Al Ḩasakah, Syria January 26, 2021Time2021-01-26 11:17:40 UTC2021-01-26 11:17:40 UTC at epicenterLocation36.166°N 41.070°EDepth10.00 km (6.21 mi)U.S. Geological Survey
- M 5.0 - south of the Fiji Islands January 26, 2021Time2021-01-26 07:59:27 UTC2021-01-26 07:59:27 UTC at epicenterLocation23.975°S 179.186°WDepth528.00 km (328.08 mi)U.S. Geological Survey
- M 4.8 - 35 km SSW of Cordova, Alaska January 26, 2021PAGER - GREEN ShakeMap - IV DYFI? - III Time2021-01-25 22:02:00 UTC2021-01-25 22:02:00 UTC at epicenterLocation60.237°N 145.940°WDepth16.50 km (10.25 mi)U.S. Geological Survey
- M 4.6 - 57 km NNW of Asan-Maina Village, Guam January 26, 2021DYFI? - IITime2021-01-25 23:46:56 UTC2021-01-25 23:46:56 UTC at epicenterLocation13.978°N 144.588°EDepth194.79 km (121.04 mi)U.S. Geological Survey
- M 5.4 - 82 km SSE of Panguna, Papua New Guinea January 26, 2021PAGER - GREEN ShakeMap - IVTime2021-01-26 04:17:56 UTC2021-01-26 04:17:56 UTC at epicenterLocation6.975°S 155.828°EDepth87.56 km (54.41 mi)U.S. Geological Survey
- M 5.1 - Santa Cruz Islands January 26, 2021Time2021-01-26 05:08:48 UTC2021-01-26 05:08:48 UTC at epicenterLocation11.265°S 165.270°EDepth10.00 km (6.21 mi)U.S. Geological Survey
- M 4.6 - 5 km ESE of Lithakiá, Greece January 26, 2021DYFI? - IITime2021-01-25 13:35:27 UTC2021-01-25 13:35:27 UTC at epicenterLocation37.699°N 20.887°EDepth27.46 km (17.06 mi)U.S. Geological Survey
- M 4.9 - south of the Fiji Islands January 26, 2021Time2021-01-26 01:30:32 UTC2021-01-26 01:30:32 UTC at epicenterLocation22.253°S 179.402°WDepth577.70 km (358.97 mi)U.S. Geological Survey
- M 5.0 - 146 km N of Neiafu, Tonga January 25, 2021Time2021-01-25 20:37:55 UTC2021-01-25 20:37:55 UTC at epicenterLocation17.340°S 174.169°WDepth72.55 km (45.08 mi)U.S. Geological Survey
- M 5.1 - 135 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea January 25, 2021Time2021-01-25 21:26:08 UTC2021-01-25 21:26:08 UTC at epicenterLocation5.500°S 151.861°EDepth35.00 km (21.75 mi)U.S. Geological Survey
Doctoral Degree (84 Credits) 7 Semesters / 42 Months
Faculty and staff of universities, researchers, senior staff of government and international agencies, and NGOs/INGOs are the appropriate candidates for this program. They can have better career opportunities after the completion of this degree. Students must possess a master’s degree with 3.5/4 CGPA for the enrollment. Total credit requirement for the doctoral program is 84.
Master’s Degree (48 Credits) 4 Semesters / 22 Months
The target groups of Master’s Degree Program are those who are looking for a career in disaster preparedness, mitigation and management, along with the faculty and staff of universities and research institutions. After completing the Master’s Program, students have the advantage of doing further studies in doctoral program in DPMM.
The minimum entry requirement for this degree is a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university. Total credit requirement of this course is 48 credits which include 26 credits of course work and 22 credits of thesis research. It is 22 months’ academic program distributed in 4 semesters.
Professional Master’s Degree (30 Credits) 2 Semesters + Inter-semester / 12 Months
Those who are currently working in disaster-related institutions, and would like to expand their knowledge base to meet the present and future performance challenges are the target group of this degree. Credits earned in this degree can be transferred to regular master degree program in DPMM if the requirements are met.
The entry requirement is a Bachelor’s degree plus 3/4 years of work experience. Students will have to cover 33 credits including an internship.
This is 12 months’ academic program distributed in 2 semesters and an internship.
Post-Graduate Certificate (12 Credits) 1 Semester / 5 Months
This program is designed for those with interest in disaster related activities. Students can transfer the credits to professional masters or regular master degree program in DPMM as well as to programs in appropriate fields of study. Bachelor’s degree is the minimum requirement of the course.
It is 12 credits course (4 courses of 3 credits each) with the duration of 15 weeks (1 semester).
Internships are a must for our Professional Master’s Students. We also encourage all our students to do internships so that they can have exposure to disaster related issues in the practical level.
our teaching team
He has done extensive work on capacity development of decision makers, risk assessment, disaster governance and case documentation from field situations.
He has considerable experience when it comes to conducting research projects in the area of seismic hazard and risk assessment.
Mokbul Morshed Ahmad
He teaches and researches on economic geography, rural and regional development planning, NGOs/PVDOs and disaster management.