Community Based Disaster Risk Management

Community Based Disaster Risk Management

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During this course students will learn how to prepare risk reduction plans and discuss their integration into sectoral developmental programs; analyze issues and challenges in the implementation of community based risk reduction and climate change adaptation programs, discuss areas of professional development; and build commitment and value systems to promote community empowerment for climate-inclusive community risk reduction.

The learning outcomes for the module are as follows:

  1. Describe the influence of mitigation, preparation, response and recovery on natural hazards in a community context
  2. Discuss and propose solutions to complex problems in disaster risk reduction.
  3. Compare and critically analyze recent disasters caused by natural events.

Key Topics

  • Key factors
  • The Mitigation Plan
  • Planning processes
  • Types of Mitigation Plans

Course Duration

22 - 26 hours with the ability to start/stop/return at any time.

Recommended Participants

This course is for:

  • first responders,
  • active service military,
  • emergency managers and
  • veterans

Take this course to understand the theory behind their practice and increase their professional capacity when responding to a major emergency. This course is also aimed at personnel who form part of the Emergency Response organization.