Agenda

Professional Certificate in Disaster Risk Reduction

Day One 

 

09:00   Registration and Refreshments

09:45   Chair and Delegate’s Introductions

            Chair’s look ahead to the week

            Delegates’ introductions, objectives and organisational challenges

10:15   DRR concepts and terminology

            Key Elements of DRR

            Conceptual Frameworks

            Trends in Hazards and Risks 

11:30   Morning Coffee

11:45   A People-centred approach to DRR

            How do people perceive and think about disaster risk?

            What is the significance of culture in risk and behaviour?

12:45   Lunch

13:30   A People-centred approach to DRR Continued

14:30   Afternoon Tea

14:45   The Disaster 'cycle' and risk reduction

            Mitigation

            Preparedness

            Response

            Recovery

            Cascading disasters and secondary impacts

16:15   End of Day Wrap Up and Questions

16:30   Close

 


Day Two

 

09:30   Registration and Refreshments

09:45   Chair’s Introduction and Delegates’ Recap

10:00   Climate Change and DRR

            Introduction to the science of global warming

            Impact of climate change - four types

            Links with adaptation to climate change

11:00   Morning Coffee

11:15   Climate Change and DRR Continued

12:15   Lunch

13:00    Hazard Mitigation Measures

            Structural and non-structural

            Hazard mapping and zoning

            Problems with moving to safety

            Building codes and problems of implementation

            Public awareness and culture

14:30   Afternoon Tea

14:45   Early warning systems 

            Different forms of warnings

            Effectiveness and conditions for success

16:00   End of Day Wrap Up and Questions

16:30   Close

 

Day Three

 

09:30   Registration and Refreshments

09:45   Risk Assessment and Management

            Risk categories

            Risk Management

            Group Exercise
10.45   Morning Coffee

11:00   Raising risk awareness

            Who, what, why, how, when, where?

            Awareness campaigns

            Local methodologies

            Media role

12:00   Lunch

12:45   Planning and Operations

            International humanitarian relief system

            Complex emergencies

13:45   Afternoon Tea

14:00   Monitoring and Evaluation of DRR Strategies and Disaster Management

15:15   Risk and Disaster Planning

Case Studies

16:30   End of the Day Wrap up and close   

 

Day Four

 

09:30   Registration and Refreshments

09:45   Chair’s Introduction and Recap

10.00   Humanitarian Aid and Logistics

            Procurement, storage, transport

            Logistics of relief and supply chain management

            Management techniques

            Case Studies

11:00   Morning coffee

11:15   Stakeholder Management

            International and national actors

            Local government

            NGOs and grassroots

            Working with multiple stakeholders

12:00   Lunch

13:00   Chartered Management Institute Overview

            Structuring a written piece of work for assessment – Generic overview and principles 

            Structuring these two specific pieces of work to demonstrate all the assessment criteria

14:00   Afternoon Tea

14:15   Planning for Change and Presentation Preparation

            Action planning

            Next steps

            reparations for presentations

15:15   Close

 

 

Day Five

 

09:30   Registration and Refreshments

09:45
  Chair’s Introduction and Recap

10.00   Gender and special needs groups in DRR

            How does gender, disability, age affect the impacts of hazards

            Gender, culture and risk

            Mobility and risk - children, the disabled, and the elderly

11:00   Morning Coffee

11:15   Policy Frameworks

            International institution in DRR

            Sendai and Hyogo frameworks

            Lessons from past approaches

            UN agencies and integration with development and climate change

12:15   End of Week Discussion and Certificate Presentation

13.00    Lunch and Close