Basic training course on disaster management

Organizer(s) Bangladesh Disaster Preparedness Center
BDPC office, House 15/A Road 8, Gulshan 1, Dhaka 1212

Course contents

• Basic terminology on Disaster Risk Reduction: hazard, disaster, risk, vulnerability, capacity, coping capacity, disaster risk reduction, disaster risk management, mitigation, preparedness, prevention, early warning, recovery, response, emergency management
• Hazards in Bangladesh: Flood, cyclone, tornado, river bank erosion, earthquake, tsunami, drought, arsenic contamination, salinity intrusion, fire, landslide
• Disaster management system
• Key National and International organizations working in the field of disaster management
• Disaster Management Regulatory Framework: Disaster management act, national disaster management  policy, disaster management plans, Standing Orders on Disaster.
• Disaster-development linkages: national and international drivers for Change (Millennium Development Goals, Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP), Bangladesh, Recommendations of the National Workshop on Options for Flood Risks and Damage Reduction in Bangladesh, 2004, Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) 2005- 2015, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), SAARC Framework for Action (SFA) 2006- 2015, Bangladesh Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan 2009).
• Rights and Disaster.

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