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Mainstreaming Gender into Community-Based Disaster Risk Management

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Capacities of both women and men must be harnessed so that they can address vulnerable conditions and protect themselves, their families and communities against hazards. By attending this training, participants’ knowledge and skills in integrating gender in the concepts and practices of Community-based disaster risk management (CBDRM) will be strengthened hence aiding them in addressing this critical developmental challenge.


5 days


USD 800 exclusive of 16% VAT where applicable

Intended Attendees

The training is meant for project managers, DRR officials, Gender professionals, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and anyone involved in project management activities

Learning Objectives

Generally, the course aims to integrate gender perspective in disaster risk management to ensure that both women and men have the necessary capacities in addressing their respective vulnerabilities to enable them to protect themselves, their families and their immediate communities.

Specifically, the course aims to:

  • Review the concepts of disasters and Community-Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM)
  • Introduce participants to the gender perspective in CBDRM and the process of gender integration in CBDRM
  • Expose the participants on the process of gender-sensitive risk assessment
  • Introduce the participants to Gender-Sensitive Disaster Risk Management for effective disaster risk reduction, response, and recovery.

Training Curriculum

  • Module1: Understanding Disasters & Community-Based Disaster Risk Management
  • Module 2: Gender Perspective in CBDRM
  • Module 3: Gender-Sensitive Risk Assessment
  • Module 4: Gender-Sensitive Disaster Early Warning System
  • Module 5: Gender-Sensitive Indicators for Disaster Risk Reduction

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