When natural and man-made disasters strike, it is often the community that takes the brunt of the impact of these disasters. The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) is pleased to announce the conduct of the 23rd Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR) in a Changing Climate on July 28 - August 8, 2014. ADPC cordially invites CBDRR practitioners who want to develop their capacities and essential skills and knowledge on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction as well as interested persons who would like to know more about CBDRR.

Kindly see the training details below. We look forward to seeing you one training session.

The CBDRR course provides an opportunity to practitioners to learn, upgrade and share essential skills and knowledge to systematically address disaster risk reduction challenges at the community level and to facilitate the processes of reducing disaster risk of vulnerable communities.

Training Venue
Siem Reap, Cambodia. For more information about Siem Reap, please click http://www.siemreapcambodia.org/.

Course Content
The ten-day course is structured around the following modules:
• Context of CBDRR in a Changing Climate
• Climate Inclusive Participatory Community Disaster Risk Assessment
• Participatory Disaster Risk Reduction Planning
• Climate Inclusive Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction
• Enabling Environments for CBDRR
• Future Knowledge Applications and Conclusions

Who Should Participate?
• Operation level practitioners who are or would be involved in the design and implementation of CBDRR projects and programs in their organizations
• National emergency response agencies
• Government policy makers, senior management levels, local government department
• UN development and environmental agencies, international organizations such as Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies working on the community risk reduction
• Donor agencies and NGOs working with the community to reduce disaster risk impacts
• Private sector
• Interested persons who want to learn how CBDRR is operationalized

Fees and Further Information: click www.adpc.net or send email to tsu@adpc.net