Disaster risk management (DRM) workshop

Training Course
26-28 Feb 2013
Cambodia (Phomn Penh)

Purpose of Workshop / Skills Taught / Methodology

The purpose of the DRM workshop is to develop practical skills for risk management practitioners who are involved in initiatives across the Disaster Risk Management Cycle (DRMC) spectrum, particularly in the South/SE Asian region.

Effective Disaster Risk Management is taught around four key diagrams, a summary of which is covered in DRM diagram framework link.

This is a practically-based intensive workshop which combines both classroom teaching and, for those seeking advanced standing towards off-campus graduate courses offered by five Australian universities , follow-up assignments.

This is an accredited course, where the workshop plus assignment is recognised as advanced standing towards off-campus postgraduate courses in Development Studies, International Health, and Emergency Management, as offered by five Australian universities. No scholarships are offered.

Workshop Itinerary

The DRM is an intensive three day workshop with the following modules being covered:

Module 1: Key Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Issues (1)
Modules 2/3: Key Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Issues (2)
Modules 4/5: Overview of Regional Disasters over previous Decade
Module 6: Psycho-social Support
Module 7: The Effective Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Diagram
Module 8: Risk Management.
Module 9: Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Planning
Modules 10-12: DRR Group Work
Module 13: Humanitarian Laws, Standards, and Codes of Conduct
Module 14: Security Management
Module 15: Project Management Issues
Modules 16/17: Final Group Exercise
Module 18: Course Closure

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Event fee

The 3-day workshop (early bird, up to 24th Jan) USD 1,220, the 3-day workshop (after early bird) USD 1,380, assignment extra USD 300.

Target audience

This workshop is designed both for disaster risk management practitioners who are likely to be working in the South/SE Asia Region.

These organisations (and separate individuals) include:
• NGO staff involved in either disaster management, and/or Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) initiatives
• Government officials at national, provincial/state or district levels, involved in disaster management planning
• Corporate companies who have, or need, risk management strategies
• Other stakeholders (eg UN agencies/Red Cross/private sector) involved in (disaster) risk management
• Students studying Development Studies or Emergency Management at the five Australian universities for which accreditation/advanced standing is given for this workshop plus assignment

How to register

Please post, or scan & email a copy of the Registration Form to:
Ms Meagan Paterson, Managing Director, Adaptive
Frameworks, Suite 709, 343 Little Collins St,
Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia.
Tel: + 61 (0)435 086405
Skype; meagan.paterson

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