This course enables participants to understand the role and functions of communities and individuals for Disaster Risk Reduction and how responding agencies can ensure participation of local communities along with government.

Course Curriculum

Introduction to the concepts of Disaster Management
– Introduction to the concepts of Hazard, Vulnerability, Capacity, Risk and Disasters 00:00:00
Introduction to disaster management cycle 00:00:00
Institutional and Humanitarian Frameworks
Overview of DM Act and Policy 00:00:00
Introduction to Sphere Project and Red Cross Code of Conduct 00:00:00
CBDRR approach and process
Explain key characteristics of CBDRR approach 00:00:00
Seven steps of CBDRR project cycle 00:00:00
Hazard assessment process
Understanding the types of hazard 00:00:00
Hazard characteristics and their importance 00:00:00
Introduction to Hazard Assessment Matrix 00:00:00
Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment (VCA)
Classification of Vulnerability and Capacity 00:00:00
Underlying causes of vulnerabilities 00:00:00
Participatory Rapid Appraisal tools for VCA 00:00:00
How to use VCA matrix? 00:00:00
Stakeholders’ Coordination
Mapping of stakeholders 00:00:00
Understand the current coordination approach and processes 00:00:00
Coordination structure/s in India 00:00:00
Importance of coordination in relief management 00:00:00
Emergency Needs Assessment
Need and resource linkages 00:00:00
Scenario exercise on response planning
Understanding mandates and their implications for humanitarian work 00:00:00
Challenges and Opportunities for Coordination in India 00:00:00
Joint Statements and Plans for Humanitarian Action 00:00:00
Negotiations and Coordinated Strategy Implementation 00:00:00

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