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  • Child Centered Disaster Risk Reduction Training Versed Professional Services Limited

    Date: 09 - 13 Jan 2017
    Country: Kenya
    City/State: Nairobi

    Date: 01 - 05 May 2017
    Country: Kenya
    City/State: Nairobi

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Child Centered Disaster Risk Reduction Training

MAIN HOST(S): Versed Professional Services Limited (VPSL)

Type: Training Course Date: 09 - 13 Jan 2017 Location: Kenya (Nairobi) Venue: Nairobi

Type: Training Course Date: 01 - 05 May 2017 Location: Kenya (Nairobi) Venue: Versed Professional Training Facilities

Child centered disaster risk reduction (CCDRR) is a process to strengthen community’s resilience. Children become activists and mobilize community through influencing individuals, peer groups, and other stakeholders towards the achievement of resilience in communities in times of disaster. CCDDR complements to national action plans for children through empowering children and community as whole towards disaster risk reduction.

The training is aimed at ensuring children are put at the center of the CBDRM process which thus ensures their active participation in disaster risk reduction by allowing them to start the risk identification process while simultaneously validating their findings with adults.

Intended audience

The training is meant for adults, community-based organizations, government agencies, Non-governmental organizations who have rolled out projects whose main aim is to reduce disasters through increasing coping capacity and resilience of community members.

Training objectives

By the end of the training, participants will familiarize themselves with among other concepts:

  • Child Centered Community Development (CCCD)
  • The relationship between Development and Disasters
  • An understanding of CBDRR and its alignment with CCCD
  • An understanding of the work process of CCDRR
  • Community organization
  • Institutional strengthening and alliance building on DRR


For further inquiries, please contact: 

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709
Email: training


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CONTRIBUTED BY: Ali Ibrahim Eric