The second annual Disaster Preparedness Forum hosted by CSR Asia a
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction
The global climate system is undergoing constant change leading to
Integrated Research in Disaster Risk
The IRDR Programme, in partnership with the China
Integrated Disaster Risk Management Society (IDRiM)
The theme of the conference is "Building Disaster Resilient C
Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR)
International Council for Science (ICSU)
International Social Science Council (ISSC)
China Association for Science and Technology
China International Conference Centre for Science and Technology
The IRDR Programme, in partnership with the China Association for Science and
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Regional Center for Asia (IIRR)
Course participants are expected to arrive one day before the start of the course. IIRR reserves the right to cancel the course one month before its schedule if the required quorum is not met. This will be immediately conveyed to the applicants.
Course fee covers meals and coffee breaks, double occupancy accomodation, course-related materials, field and agency visits, and airport transfers.
The course uses a participatory training approach. Short lectures are complemented by group exercises, case study analysis, plenary discussions and field visits to communities. The trainers are experienced IIRR professionals led by IIRR Asia’s Program Specialist for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Wilson Barbon. Professionals from Nepal will also co-facilitate the training program.
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