Disaster risk reduction (DRR) is a vital element of any responsible humanitarian aid effort, as well as a crucial part of governmental planning. Both strive to ensure that when the next disaster hits, the loss of life is significantly decreased and communities have the knowledge, skills and infrastructures to rebuild their lives as quickly and effectively in a manner that fits their culture and expectations.
This course will provide practical skills to enable humanitarian workers to build DRR approaches onto their disaster responses and local capacity building efforts.
What does the workshop cover?
• Overview of the DRR cycle including commonly used terminology
• Review of globally accepted frameworks for DRR
• Assessment and management of risk
• Context assessment to include stakeholder analysis
• Assessing national/local capacity for DRR
• Using participatory and community-based methods for DRR activities
• Analyzing and selecting appropriate DRR approaches to enhance humanitarian response in different sectors
• Understanding how funding mechanisms work in relation to DRR
• Building collaborative partnerships for DRR ¨
• Monitoring indicators and impact evaluation of DRR
• Overview of key literature
International NGOs: 50 USD / National NGOs: 25 USD
Any humanitarian worker currently working within the sector and individuals keen to get involved in humanitarian responses
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