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Training Course on Mainstreaming Gender for Disaster Risk Management; Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya

The post Hyogo Framework states that a stronger women’s role in HFA2 and in disaster risk reduction generally needs to be defined specifically, and one of the most important tasks in formulating HFA2 strategy will be to provide that definition. Women must be enabled to take on leadership roles in disaster risk reduction and space must be made for them to do that as part of their overall involvement in deliberations.

In support of this, training pertaining to disaster risk reduction should be gender dis-aggregated so that issues affecting one gender more than another can be identified and gender-specific interventions devised. If HFA2 is to be more inclusive of women, this is a minimal requirement, since knowledge is the basis for effective action.

It is imperative that capacities of both women and men must be harnessed so they can address vulnerable conditions and protect themselves, their families and communities against hazards. And this course will strengthen the participants’ knowledge and skills in integrating gender in the concepts and practices of CBDRM.

DURATION

5 days.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Policy actors and practitioners from international organisations and aid agencies, NGO staff, government officials, independent consultants and development practitioners working on either climate change or DRR with a personal or organisational goal to improve integration.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the training the learner should be in a position to:

 

  • Review the concepts of disasters and Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM)
  • Introduce participants to the gender perspective in CBDRM and the process of gender integration in CBDRM.
  • Expose the participants on the process of gender sensitive risk assessment
  • Introduce the participants on Gender Sensitive Disaster Risk Management for effective DRR, response and recovery.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Concepts of disasters and Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM)
  • Gender perspective in CBDRM and the process of gender integration in CBDRM.
  • Process of gender sensitive risk assessment
  • Gender Sensitive Disaster Risk Management for effective DRR, response and recovery.

REQUIREMENTS

Proficiency in use of English language

Meet admission criteria

METHODOLOGY

 

The trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach such as presentations, group work, guided sessions of practical exercise and web based tutorials.

Course Schedule

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