Child Centered Disaster Risk Reduction Training

Type:
Training Course
Host:
Versed Professional Services Limited (VPSL)
Date:
09-13 Jan 2017
Location:
Kenya (Nairobi)
Venue:
Nairobi
Date:
01-05 May 2017
Location:
Kenya (Nairobi)
Venue:
Versed Professional Training Facilities

Child centered disaster risk reduction (CCDRR) is a process to strengthen community’s resilience. Children become activists and mobilize community through influencing individuals, peer groups, and other stakeholders towards the achievement of resilience in communities in times of disaster. CCDDR complements to national action plans for children through empowering children and community as whole towards disaster risk reduction.

The training is aimed at ensuring children are put at the center of the CBDRM process which thus ensures their active participation in disaster risk reduction by allowing them to start the risk identification process while simultaneously validating their findings with adults.

Intended audience

The training is meant for adults, community-based organizations, government agencies, Non-governmental organizations who have rolled out projects whose main aim is to reduce disasters through increasing coping capacity and resilience of community members.

Training objectives

By the end of the training, participants will familiarize themselves with among other concepts:

  • Child Centered Community Development (CCCD)

  • The relationship between Development and Disasters

  • An understanding of CBDRR and its alignment with CCCD

  • An understanding of the work process of CCDRR

  • Community organization

  • Institutional strengthening and alliance building on DRR

Contact

For further inquiries, please contact: 

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709 Email: training @versedpro.com

 


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Keywords

Themes:
Disaster Risk Management, Children and Youth
Countries:
Kenya
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction took place in 2015 The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction took place in 2015.
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