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International Training on Building Resilient Communities

Building Resilient Communities: Community-Managed Disaster Risk Reduction
The course focuses on the Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR) framework which establishes the relationship between disaster and development, and asserts that disasters can be avoided and the effects of hazards can be reduced by increasing individual’s capability to survive and the community’s capacity towards readiness. The goal of CMDRR is to build resilient communities.

Date: May 7-16, 2013
Venue: Yen Center, Silang, Cavite, Philippines

Course highlights
• Highly participatory methods for adult learning
• Participants are themselves resource persons, facilitators and learners
• Field practicum
• Action plan

The training fee costs USD2000. The fees cover course fee, meals and coffee breaks, double occupancy accomodation, course-related materials, field and agency visits, and airport transfers. Fees do not include international airfare, laundry and incidental expenses. Applicants are encouraged to secure financial support from their organizations or donor agencies.

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