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Training Course on Emergency Needs Assessment┬╗

INTRODUCTION

This training introduces basic concepts and approaches related to disaster situation and emergency needs assessments and presents post-disaster assistance needs typically associated with various types of natural hazards. In addition, the training presents a disaster assessment reporting format that National Societies can use for reporting purposes. This training is appropriate for staff and personnel with little experience in conducting disaster needs assessments or completing international appeals forms following a disaster, but who have responsibility for these functions.

DURATION

5 days.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Disaster preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery professionals, emergency planners, NGO staff, staff in emergency response agencies

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the training the learner should be in a position to:

  • Understand the purpose of disaster needs assessment
  • Identify the link between disaster needs assessments and emergency response decision making
  • Familiar basic methods and tools for collecting assessment information and ways to minimize assessment bias
  • Understand the typical adverse effects and post-disaster needs commonly arising from specific hazard types
  • Understand disaster needs assessment reporting format
  • Identify priorities in emergency response and needs assessment

COURSE CONTENT

         Overview of disaster needs assessment

         Role of national societies in disaster response

         Purpose of disaster needs assessments

         Emergency response priorities

         Types of damage and needs assessment

         Emergency response based on emergency assessments

         Disaster needs assessment reporting

         Forecasting and early warning

         Assessment sources and methods

  Minimizing assessment bias-triangulation, team and joint assessments

         Assessment tools

         Finding recurrent patterns in emergencies

REQUIREMENTS

Proficiency in use of English language

Meet admission criteria

METHODOLOGY

Teaching methodology will include introductory and participatory presentations, discussions of practical experiences and case studies, group discussions, role plays and simulations and short video clips.

 

 

Course Schedule

No Start Date End Date Action
1. 02/09/2019 06/09/2019 Register
2. 16/09/2019 20/09/2019 Register
3. 30/09/2019 04/10/2019 Register
4. 14/10/2019 18/10/2019 Register
5. 28/10/2019 01/11/2019 Register
6. 11/11/2019 15/11/2019 Register
7. 25/11/2019 29/11/2019 Register
8. 09/12/2019 13/12/2019 Register
9. 13/01/2020 17/01/2020 Register
10. 27/01/2020 31/01/2020 Register
11. 10/02/2020 14/02/2020 Register
12. 24/02/2020 28/02/2020 Register

Contact Us

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