Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) is a holistic programme that seeks to enhance the disaster management capacities at the community level. The approach of CBDRM is to empower the community through community engagement and participation. Through CBDRM activities the communities identifies their vulnerabilities and capacities and work towards increasing capacities to create a resilient community. This process also identifies in advance, action to be taken by each community member so that each one knows what to do in case of an emergency/disaster.
Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction-Training of Trainers is an 8 day program which is mainly targeted for the MNDF Officials, but also includes personal from other stakeholders like MRC, UNDP etc.
The purpose is to recruit MNDF trainers and build their capacity to implement DM plan development and DM unit formation in the islands. Similarly to build technical capacity of NDMC staffs in CBDRM and increase the awareness and capacity in CBDRM within the stakeholders and partners
This short course involves modules on Training of Trainers such as facilitation skills and training development theory.
Modules after that focused on basic Disaster Management terminologies and concepts followed by demonstration of the tools used to conduct a community Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment (VCA) using a case study.
Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction program is a 6 day program which is targeted for the local stakeholders and locals in the island.
The purpose is to raise awareness, prepare the community and implement disaster management plan into development and formation of DM units in the islands.
This short course involves modules on the basic concept of disaster management terminologies and concepts followed by demonstration of the tools used to conduct a community Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment (VCA) for the island.