Disasters effects can erode years of development gains at different levels. If not addressed they can render organizations, communities and families dysfunctional. The dynamic nature of disaster resulting from increased magnitude, frequency and impacts of disasters due to factors that include terrorism, global warming, rapid urbanization and other human causes, disaster risk management should be deeply embedded in organizational culture and structures and all development programs. This course has been designed to equip delegates with knowledge on disaster risk analysis and mitigation for sustainable development.
Training Duration: This training shall be covered within 5 days.
Training Prerequisite: The course requires participants to have basic disaster, humanitarian and project management knowledge, however the training is ideal to management level staff.
This course explores disaster risk management concepts and practices using practical examples at international and local level. At the end of the course delegates shall be equipped with not only a solid theoretical and conceptual understanding of Disaster Risk Management (DRM), but also takes the practical application of the concept and practices in different settings for sustainable development and business continuity.
Upon completion of this course delegates shall demonstrate an understanding on the following:
a. Latest theory and best practice in disaster risk management.
b. Key DRM concepts models and framework.
c. Importance of adopting community approach people centered to DRM.
d. Impacts of hazards.
e. Cost effective ways of risk mitigation.
f. Risk reduction to as low as reasonable practical strategies.
g. Importance of factoring disaster risk management in development projects.
Who will benefit from this Training: This course is ideal for the following:
a. Disaster mangers at National level.
b. Disaster mangers County level.
c. Humanitarian actors.
d. NGO project managers.
e. Public and private disaster mangers.
f. Individuals interested in expanding their knowledge in disaster preparedness field.