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Training Course On Disaster Risk Reduction In Emergencies

October 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm


Training Course On Disaster Risk Reduction In Emergencies
This is the most comprehensive course available for the field today. It is based on the context of global climate change and population growth, the number of natural and human-made emergencies every year has increased drastically in the past decade. Although floods, earthquakes, droughts, and other natural hazards cannot be prevented, their impact on communities can be limited through disaster risk reduction (DRR) practices. You will learn the concept and practice of reducing disaster risks through systematically analyzing and managing the causal factors of disasters. For example, the course examines reducing exposure to hazards, lessening vulnerability of people and property, wisely managing land and the environment, or improving preparedness for adverse events.
Government officials responsible for disaster management policy and planning; IFRC/ ICRC; international and local NGOs; NGOs involved in the areas of disaster risk reduction, response and recovery; staff from training institutes and other agencies responsible for knowledge dissemination on disaster risk reduction and management as well as training of trainers; persons involved in coordination of disaster management activities.
5 Days
On completion of this course you should be able to:
• Demonstrate an understanding of the humanitarian context and underlying principles that inform disaster risk reduction
• Conduct a risk analysis that effectively identifies hazards, capacities and vulnerabilities of a community
• Identify the stages of the disaster management cycle and appropriate DRR activities at each stage
• Understand ways of strengthening the participation of local aid workers and different organisations in overall mechanisms of disaster risk reduction
• Build collaborative partnerships and effectively coordinate DRR activities with key stakeholders
• Monitor and evaluate risk reduction impacts of programmes
• Effectively navigate the resources relating to DRR and resilience that can inform activities
• Describe the importance of using a participatory approach throughout the disaster management cycle
• Basic disaster management terms and concepts
• Sendai Framework
• Targeted DRR programme options
• Introduction to hazard, vulnerability and capacity assessment (HVCA)
• Introduction to community participatory tools and techniques
• Organising and conducting a participatory risk assessment
• Planning DRR strategies appropriate to the context
• Monitoring and evaluating the impact of DRR strategies
• How to incorporate DRR into various humanitarian sectors
Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

The instructor led trainings are delivered using blending theory with practice, this course takes you through good practices in the stages of the disaster risk management cycle and the commonly used terminology, frameworks, tools and approaches to effective DRR.
Key Notes
• The participant must be conversant with English
• Presentations are well guided, practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work.
• Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with an Authorized Training Certificate
• Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
• The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and A Certificate of successful completion of Training.
• Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance and other personal expenses.
• Accommodation, pickup, freight booking and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.
• One-yearpost-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
• Payment should be done at least a week before commence of the training, to DATASTAT CONSULTANCY LTD account, so as to enable us prepare better for you

START DATE: 08/10/2018
END DATE: 12/10/2018

Contact Us
Postal Add: 5402-00100
Nairobi, Kenya
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Mobile No: +254724527104
Head Office: Comet House 1st floor 12A, Along Monrovia Street


October 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am
October 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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Sammy Gathuru


comet hse
monrovia street
nairobi, nairobi 5402 Kenya
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