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Disaster Management Intern

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

  • Division: Preparedness for Response and Recovery (PRR)
  • Program: PROSPER-India
  • Rationale: To support Disaster Management Specialist in Bihar in background research, data collection, analysis and report writing

Required Qualifications/Selection Criteria:

  • Post Graduate student in University in Disaster Management, Engineering, Environment Studies or other relevant fields
  • Understanding of Disaster Communication and Early Warning Systems (EWS)
  • Good command of English and Hindi in both written and spoken
  • Excellent skills in report writing
  • Excellent computer skills, especially skills in operating the MS Office (word-processing, spreadsheets, and
  • presentation software)
  • Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills; ability to work with a team in a multi-cultural environment
  • Strong desire to learn; undertake new challenges; must have self-confidence; a willingness to work hard; a good sense of humor and fun but with seriousness about the quality and excellence of work
  • Duration of internship will be at least 4 months

Duties and Responsibilities:

With support and guidance from Disaster Management Specialist, Intern would perform the following tasks:

  • Assist in conducting background research on EWS of the State of Bihar including institutional setup, protocols, equipment and human-resource
  • Development of methodology to conduct the study
  • Conduct field visits through Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) exercise in communities and interviews of officials
  • Data analysis and report writing
  • Assist in conducting training programs at the community level
  • Perform other related duties that may be assigned by the Specialists from time to time

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  • Additional location info Bihar
  • Closing Date 30 Apr 2019

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