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Training Courses on Disaster and Risk Management Course

5 February 2018 - 9 February 2018


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
  • 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
  • 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 free five hour adventure drive to the National game park.
  • For more information kindly contact: or +254712260031

To register for this course please click on: Register for the Course

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5 February 2018
9 February 2018
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Foscore Development Center


Africa, East and Horn of


Foscore Development Training Center
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya + Google Map