Training: Building Resilient Communities - Community-Managed Disaster Risk Reduction

Event Organisers: 

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Regional Center for Asia (IIRR)


21/05/2014 to 30/05/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Saturday, April 19, 2014


The Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR) approach builds people’s capacities to prevent and mitigate the impact of hazards of communities at risk. This is achieved by enhancing individual survivability and community readiness. Building resilient communities means strengthening the foundation of safety and enhancing disaster risk
reduction measures. This course is jointly designed and organized by IIRR and Rural Reconstruction Nepal (RRN) with special focus on South Asian country participants (i.e. Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal).

The aim of the course is to provide the participants with an insight about Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR).

Course objectives:

  • develop an understanding of the concepts, principles and practices of DRR;
  • demonstrate the use of selected tools and conducted participatory disaster risk assessment in the community;
  • teach different strategies to sustain CMDRR in a community;

Course content:

Module 1. Concepts, Principles and Practices in CMDRR

Module 2. Facilitating CMDRR: Methods and Process

Module 3. Sustaining CMDRR

Module 4. Action Planning


Hotel Heritage in Bhaktapur Cultural City

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