24th Regional Training Course on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction in a Changing Climate

Organizer(s) Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Course objectives

The course aims to develop the capacity of CBDRR practitioners who will be the main project implementers at the community level on essential skills and knowledge on community based disaster risk management including:

  • Discuss the context of CBDRR in a Changing Climate;
  • Design and conduct climate inclusive community risk assessments;
  • Identify measures for climate inclusive disaster risk reduction through vulnerability reduction and community capacity development;
  • Prepare risk reduction plans and discuss its integration into sectoral developmental programs;
  • Analyze issues and challenges in the implementation of community based risk reduction & climate change adaptation programs;
  • Discuss areas of professional development to become a good CBDRR practitioner; and
  • Build commitment and value systems to promote community empowerment for Climate Inclusive Community Risk Reduction.

Course content

The course takes place over ten workdays, structured around the following modules:

  • Module 1: Context of CBDRR in a Changing Climate
  • Module 2: Climate Inclusive Participatory Community Disaster Risk Assessment
  • Module 3: Participatory Disaster Risk Reduction Planning
  • Module 4: Climate Inclusive Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Module 5: Enabling Environments for CBDRR
  • Module 6: Future Knowledge Applications and conclusion

As course participants come from a diverse range of countries and organizations, and the class size is limited to 30 persons, ADPC accepts nominations from Asia and the Pacific on a first come, first served basis, provided that the applicant meets the course requirements. A limited number of participants from other regions will also be accepted, on a case by case and "first come first served" basis.

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