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  • Community based disaster risk management RedR - United Kingdom

    Date: 11 - 15 Jun 2012
    Country: Pakistan
    City/State: Islamabad

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Community based disaster risk management

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): RedR - United Kingdom

Type: Training Course Date: 11 - 15 Jun 2012 Location: Pakistan (Islamabad)

The Community-Based Disaster Risk Management for Field Practitioner course provides the opportunity to learn essential knowledge and skill in Community-Based Disaster Risk Management to address implementation challenges in a systematic manner. The field practitioners will be provided with practical tools for design and implementation of programmes for reducing disaster risks and vulnerability and building of community capacity to promote a culture of safety.

This course covers

• Basic DM terms & Concepts
• Context & Significance
• Hyogo Framework
• National disaster management Framework
• CBDRR Process
• Selection & communication with community
• Inclusion of vulnerable groups in CBDRM
• Introduction to HVCA
• Community Participatory tools &Techniques
• CBDRR Planning
• Community managed Implementation
• Community Preparedness and Response
• Participatory Monitoring& Evaluation
• Advocacy for sustaining community based DRR


• Explain the conceptual framework in reducing risk
• Design and conduct community- based vulnerability and capacity assessment
• Identify measures for hazards and vulnerability reduction and community capacity building
• Prepare risk reduction plans and understand how to integrate them into development programmes
• Analyze problems in the implementation of Community-Based Disaster Risk Management plans and their sustainability
• Document best practice and lesson learnt in community-Based disaster Risk Management

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Target Audience

The Government departments, INGO’s, NGO’s, CBO’s and Field and DRR Practitioners.

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