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Disaster Risk Reduction Training

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Ended last Feb 26, 2021
USD  800.00

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FineResults Research Serviceswould like to invite you to take part in our upcoming workshops on Development & Humanitarian coursesat our FineResults Services training facilities in Nairobi, Kenya.

Date                                                               Event

22nd to 26th  February 2021                      Disaster Risk Reduction
22nd to 26th March 2021   
                        Disaster Risk Reduction

Click to Register: Physical class USD 800

Contact us: email: [email protected] or Cell phone (+254 759 285 295)

INTRODUCTION

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) skills are fundamental to the process of increasing awareness on natural hazards and disaster risk reduction to key stakeholders with knowledge on disaster management to empower the actors to support their organizations in developing disaster resilient programs and projects. In order to build the capacity of Development professionals who are actively engaged in the Development and Emergency response activities in governmental and non-governmental organizations, this one week course will provide hands-on training in DRR and the application of Knowledge to decision making in DRR planning and Management. The workshop offers intensive training that will cover the fundamental concepts and tools for DRR. People-centered early warning systems empower communities to prepare for and confront the power of natural hazards and measurement of the systems in terms of lives saved and reduction in losses, which is directly related to the execution of an anticipated response by the people and institutions once a warning is issued. This training will also address traditional views on early warning systems, and what it takes to transform them into efficient, people-centred systems. The workshop also presents a practical guide for using a geographic information system (GIS) to integrate, visualize, and analyze geographically-referenced data extracted from key data sets to facilitate DRR.

 

DURATION

5 days.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

After the course, participants will be able to:

Understand disaster risk reduction concepts and DRR conceptual frameworks and institutional mechanisms

Identify and understand the causes and impacts of various hazards locally, Regionally and globally

Identify disaster risk reduction strategies and opportunities in programming

Monitor programme inputs, processes and results required for management of DRR.

Understand concepts, methods, and tools for monitoring of DRR in Humanitarian response, emergency response and development  programs

Identify ways to overcome barriers to conducting effective Disaster Risk monitoring.

Conduct disaster Risk monitoring using appropriate methods and tools.

Get basic knowledge of analyzing qualitative data for humanitarian, emergency  and development  sector programmes related to DRR

Use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and GPS to gather data, collaborate and share information.

Communicate findings to stimulate learning and reflection.

 

COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1:

Understanding disaster risk reduction.

Key concepts and Terminologies.

The Disaster cycle and disaster risk Reduction

The Hyogo framework for implementation

Post 2015 framework for DRR

Community based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) framework for DRR.

 

Insights into global and regional perspectives of hazards and disaster risk reduction

How have hazards and disasters, shaped global disaster risk, reduction agenda?

Disaster risk reduction as a national and a local priority Agenda

Disaster reduction strategies and legal frameworks

Disaster risk reduction and mitigation measures

Mitigation, prevention, minimization and risk reduction strategies

 

Module 2:

The process of Identifying, assessing and monitoring disaster risks and enhancing early warning

Hazard, vulnerability and disaster risk

Introduction to hazards, vulnerability and capacity assessment (HVCA)

Using knowledge, innovation and education to build a culture of safety and resilience at all levels

 

Module 3:

Disaster Preparedness, Early Warning and mitigation

Understanding “disaster preparedness”

The respective components of a disaster preparedness mechanism

Understand early warning systems

Understand and develop early warning framework

Disaster contingency planning (National, regional and community contingency plans)

Insights into effective response mechanisms Strengthening at all levels

 

Module 4:

Community participation

Introduction to community participatory tools and techniques

Organizing and conducting a participatory risk assessment

The key elements of people-centered early warning systems

 

Code of conduct in disaster response

Planning DRR strategies

Monitoring and evaluating the impact of DRR strategies

How to incorporate DRR into various humanitarian sectors

 

Module 5:

Use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and GPS to gather data, collaborate and share information on DRR

Mapping peoples’ historical knowledge of the location, frequency, spatial extent and intensity of frequent hazards

Participatory mapping copying strategies, resilient adaptation

Participatory mapping of urban hazards

Spatial planning 

 

TRAINING CUSTOMIZATION

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can also have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us through Mobile: (+254 759 285 295) or Email: [email protected] 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  During the trainings, participants should come with their own laptops.

 

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Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Services account through bank on or before C.O.B. 18th February 2021  

 
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FineResults Research Services offers training solutions to individuals, communities, governments and civil society organizations, both local and international.

We also provide application-oriented and field-based consultancy services in all aspects of research and evaluations from inception to completion. This includes research designs, designing monitoring and evaluations systems, technical reviews, programme evaluations, questionnaire validation, data collection, data capture, data analysis and report writing. FineResults Research Services is a limited company incorporated under the laws of Kenya. Its head office is in Nairobi Kenya.

The organization has a wide range of experience working with both local and international organizations in both consultancies and capacity building in Africa and beyond.

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