Advancing scientific understanding of hazards and the development of solutions for the early detection and reduction of the risks is a core dimension of applied research and practice in the disaster management. The learners are expected to engage with technologies and facilitate development, modifications and mainstreaming of innovations. This course on technical skills provides the space to introduce key technologies that help to reflect on the challenges in application and mainstreaming. The technology spectrum is generally considered as constituting of three different components, namely, large scale, medium scale and household/individual scale