New Course on Coping with Disasters this fall

The University of Iceland has agreed to host a course on Coping with Disasters, which will lead up to a 4-day workshop hosted by the NSSA. This is an introductory course on disaster management, vulnerability and resilience, open to graduate students from all disciplines (see attached course description).   The course will be taught online, except for the workshop, which will be held in Iceland on November 14-18 2019. NSSA will pay for the participation in the workshop and there should not be other costs involved.  We welcome graduate students related to NORDRESS. Please pass this information to them. Interested students are asked to apply with an email stating their background and interest – addressed to Dr. Uta Reichardt (  We may have to limit the number of students  – time will show!