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  • Disaster risk management Foundation for Development Cooperation

    Date: 06 - 08 Jul 2010
    Country: Papua New Guinea
    City/State: Port Moresby

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Disaster risk management

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): Foundation for Development Cooperation (FDC)

Type: Training Course Date: 06 - 08 Jul 2010 Location: Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby) Venue: Institute of Banking and Business Management, To Robert Centre, Vanama Crescent

Purpose of Workshop/ skills taught/ methodology

The purpose of the DRM workshop is to develop practical skills for humanitarian/relief practitioners who are involved in initiatives across the Disaster Risk Management Cycle (DRMC) spectrum , as well as to provide knowledge of broader DRM issues and best practice scenarios.
This is a practically-based intensive workshop which combines both classroom teaching and, for those seeking advanced standing, follow-up assignments. The program includes case studies from the Asia-Pacific Region (eg the 2010 Fiji Cyclone; the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami; the 1998 PNG Aitape Tsunami; the 1997 PNG drought); and the current Pacific Island Countries Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)
and Disaster Management Framework for Action 2005-2015.

Workshop itinerary

The DRM is an intensive three day workshop including the following modules:

- Modules 1/2: Key Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Issues
- Module 3: Emergency Response & Recovery Issues.
- Modules 4/5: The 2004 Indian Ocean and PNG 1998 Tsunami Case Studies
- Module 6: Psycho-social Support & Community Well-being Recovery
- Module 7: Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)
- Module 8: Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) # 2
- Module 9: Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) # 3
- Module 10 : The 1997 PNG Drought Case Study and the El Niño – Southern Oscillation phenomenon
- Modules 11/12: Key Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Issues
- Module 13: DRM Project Management Issues
- Module 14: DRM Security Management & Human Resource Management Issues
- Module 15: DRM Humanitarian Standards & Codes of Conduct
- Module 16: Review and Critique of recent disasters in the Pacific Region
- Module 17: Key Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Issues
- Module 18: Course closure

Target Audience

This workshop is primarily designed for Disaster Risk Management practitioners, working across the DRMC spectrum, who are likely to be working in either PNG or the Asian-Pacific Region.



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