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Training Course On Disaster Risk Reduction in Nairobi and Mombasa; Kenya

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.

The training equips learners with knowledge on 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.


5 days.

Who Should Attend?

The course is meant for mid-career professionals, dealing with climate change adaptation and mitigation options in developing countries, working for a research organization, NGO, government or civil society. Participants need to have a relevant tertiary education with at least one year of experience in a course-related discipline like agriculture, disaster risk management, food security, water management, biodiversity, forestry, or other natural resources management.

Course Objective

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

ii.                  Identify and understand the causes and impacts of various hazards locally

iii.               Identify disaster risk reduction strategies and opportunities in programming

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

v.                  Understand concepts, methods, and tools for monitoring of DRR in Humanitarian response, emergency response and development Programs

vi.               Conduct disaster Risk monitoring using appropriate methods and tools.

Course Content

Module 0:  Course Introduction and Overview

Module 1:  Disaster Risk Reduction Concepts and Frameworks

a.      Disaster Risk Reduction Definitions and Concepts

b.      Modeling Disaster Risk.

c.       Rationale for Disaster Risk Reduction Interventions

d.     Linking Disaster Risk Reduction with Emergency Interventions

Module 2:  Disaster Risk Assessment and Analysis

a.      Introduction to Disaster Risk Assessment

b.      Hazard Assessment

c.       Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment

d.     Disaster Risk Assessment & Analysis

Module  3:  Linking  Disaster  Risk  Reduction,  Climate  Change  Adaptation  and Resilience  Building  to  inform  programming

a.      Disaster Risk Reduction  strategies

b.      Climate Change Adaptation Building Resilience

Module  4:  Mainstreaming  Disaster  Risk  Reduction  in  coordination  with  partners  and  regional  stakeholders

a.      Mainstreaming  Disaster  Risk  Reduction

b.      Partnership  and  Coordination

Module 5: Conclusion

a.      Community participation

b.      Code of conduct in disaster response

c.       Use GIS and GPS to gather data, collaborate and share information on DRR


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

Key Notes

i. The participant must be conversant with English.

ii. Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with an Authorized Training Certificate

iii. Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

iv. The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and a Certificate upon successful completion of Training.

v. One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

vi. Payment should be done at least a week before commence of the training, to DATASTAT CONSULTANCY LTD account, as indicated in the invoice so as to enable us prepare better for you.

Course Schedule

Start Date End Date Register
21/10/2024 25/10/2024 Register
07/10/2024 11/10/2024 Register
19/08/2024 23/08/2024 Register
05/08/2024 09/08/2024 Register
02/09/2024 06/09/2024 Register
16/09/2024 20/09/2024 Register
04/11/2024 08/11/2024 Register
18/11/2024 22/11/2024 Register
02/12/2024 06/12/2024 Register
16/12/2024 20/12/2024 Register
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