Community based disaster risk management

Training Course
RedR - United Kingdom
09-13 Sep 2013
Pakistan (Hyderabad)
English, Urdu

The community-based disaster risk management for field practitioner course provides the opportunity to learn essential knowledge and skill in community-based disaster risk management to address implementation challenges in a systematic manner. The field practitioners will be provided with practical tools for design and implementation of programmes for reducing disaster risks and vulnerability and building of community capacity to promote a culture of safety.

What does the course cover?

  • Basic DM terms and concepts
  • Context and significance
  • Hyogo Framework
  • National Disaster Management Framework
  • CBDRR process
  • Selection and communication with community
  • Inclusion of vulnerable groups in CBDRM
  • Introduction to HVCA
  • Community participatory tools and techniques
  • CBDRR planning
  • Community managed implementation
  • Community preparedness and response
  • Participatory monitoring and evaluation
  • Advocacy for sustaining community based DRR

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Explain the conceptual framework in reducing risk
  • Design and conduct community- based vulnerability and capacity assessment
  • Identify measures for hazards and vulnerability reduction and community capacity building
  • Prepare risk reduction plans and understand how to integrate them into development programmes
  • Analyze problems in the implementation of Community-Based Disaster Risk Management plans and their sustainability
  • Document best practice and lesson learnt in Community-Based Disaster Risk Management

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Event fee

UN agencies/foreign missions/INGOs/ NGOs with foreign affiliation: 42,553/-PKR; NGOs/government ministries: 31,915/-PKR. Inclusive of all taxes.

Target audience

NGO's, INGO's, CBO's, DRR practioner, UN agencies, government departments and individuals.

How to register

Please register online.


Capacity Development, Community-based DRR, Risk Identification & Assessment, Governance, Vulnerable Populations
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