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Disaster and Risk Management Course

2 December 2019 - 6 December 2019

Course Date: 2nd – 6th, December 2019

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Organizer: Foscore Development Center

Course Fee: $ 1,000.00



With increasing magnitude and impacts of disasters due to factors that include climate change, rapid urbanization and other human causes, disaster risk management should be deeply embedded in organizational culture and structures. This course explores disaster risk management concepts and practices using practical examples at international up to family level.


Course Objective:

The aim of this course is to provide participant not only with a solid theoretical and conceptual understanding of DRM, but also takes you through the practical application of the concept and practices in different settings.



5 days


Who should attend?

The target audience are practitioners and people who want to develop a career in disaster risk management at national and international level. This includes disaster risk management professionals, development practitioners, government officials, policymakers, consultants, researchers and specialists of training and academic institutions, NGO representatives, humanitarian and community leaders, who are interested in acquiring the fundamental knowledge of DRM and linkages to sustainable development challenges.


Course content

Module 1: Disaster Risk Management scope

  • Introduction
  • international, regional and national
  • Community based disaster risk management
  • Understanding Disaster Risk Reduction


Module 2: DRM processes

  • Information management systems for DRM
  • Understanding risk
  • Risk analysis process
  • Hazard mapping and ranking
  • Vulnerability and capacity analysis
  • Developing and implementing Standard Operation Procedures


Module 3: Disaster Risk Management planning

  • Types and Scope of DRM plans
  • Contingency Planning
  • Early warning systems
  • Plan Activation and review


Module 4: Disaster response systems and practices

  • International response systems
  • National Response structures
  • Incident Command Centre
  • Assessment planning and implementation
  • Resource mobilization for response


Module 5: Disaster and Development

  • Disaster risk management and project planning
  • Livelihoods and resilience
  • Mainstreaming DRR into development
  • DRM-gender, environment, HIV and AIDS


General Notes

  • All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants needs
  • The participant must be conversant with English
  • Presentations are well guided, practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are expert with more than 10years of experience.
  • Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)
  • Training will be done at Foscore development center (FDC-K) center in Nairobi Kenya. We also offer more than five participants training at requested location within Kenya, more than ten participant within east Africa and more than twenty participant all over the world.
  • Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
  • The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance and other personal expenses.
  • Accommodation, pickup, freight booking and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.
  • One year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
  • Register as a group of more than two and enjoy discount of (10% to 50%) plus five hour adventure drive to the National game park.
  • Payment should be done two week before commence of the training, to FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us prepare better for you.


Attached File/s


Meridian Hotel, Nairobi Kenya
Murang'a Road
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
+254 719 063 000


Foscore Development Center


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