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  • Community-based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Online Course Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative
    Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the


    Date: 16 Feb - 13 Mar 2015
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Community-based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Online Course

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative (EMI)
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the (GFDRR)

Type: Training Course Date: 16 Feb - 13 Mar 2015 Location: Online event Venue: Online

This program belongs to the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery's (GFDRR) Global Distance Learning Program on Natural Disaster Risk Management (GFDRR-NDRMP), a series of online courses designed to build competency in DRM practice globally. The NDRMP aims to raise the awareness of key stakeholders and enhance the analytical skills and professional knowledge of development practitioners in specific areas of DRM. Many of the courses administered by EMI have been localized with examples and case studies from the Philippines and other parts of the world.

Description

Community-based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) is a specialization course under the NDRMP that introduces concepts, tools, and mechanisms to help design and implement community-based disaster risk management programs. The course highlights the flexibility and innovation required for these community-based initiatives. Further, it underscores the need for greater engagement with people and a better understanding of their risks and resources.

Event website: http://emi-megacities.org/?emi-training=community-based-disaster-risk-management-3

Target Audience

  • Local chief executives; elected officials of cities, municipalities, and provinces; city, municipal and provincial government officers; members of local and regional legislative and development councils.
  • Administrators, disaster managers, emergency planners, and staff members of local planning, engineering, and disaster management offices
  • National government officers involved in housing, site planning, infrastructure, utilities, public works, hazards mitigation, disaster management, land management, urban planning and development, land use planning, and other staff members of development, planning, and disaster management agencies
  • Civil Defense-deputized coordinators, community leaders, NGO staff members, and development workers.
  • Professionals from the construction and real estate industries such as subdivision planners and developers, site planners, construction managers, builders, private contractors, architects, civil and structural engineers.


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