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Emergency Needs Assessment Course

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

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

MODULE 1: MODULE 1: 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

MODULE 2: EMERGENCY RESPONSE BASED ON EMERGENCY ASSESSMENTS

  • Assessing the situation
  • Choosing objectives and identifying alternatives
  • Implementing response plans

MODULE 3: DISASTER NEEDS ASSESSMENT REPORTING

  • Forecasting and early warning
  • Disaster early notification
  • Disaster needs assessment
  • Monitoring

MODULE 4: ASSESSMENT SOURCES AND METHODS

  • On-site visual inspection
  • Interviews
  • sampling
  • Relying on secondary sources

MODULE 5: MINIMISING ASSESSMENT BIAS

  • Triangulation
  • Team and joint assessments

MODULE 6: ASSESSMENT TOOLS

  • Checklists
  • Gap identification charts questionnaires

MODULE 7: FINDING RECURRENT PATTERNS IN EMERGENCIES

  • Earthquakes
  • Mud and debris flows
  • Landslides
  • Volcanic eruptions
  • Tsunamis
  • Droughts
  • Floods

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on 

Tel: +254 (020) 211 3814.

Mob: +254 715 077 817, +254 731 240 802, +254 735 331 020.

Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org.

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.

TRAINING VENUE

The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org.

Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 30th October 2017

Send proof of payment to outreach@indepthresearch.org.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Duration 5 Days
Event Date 06-11-2017
Event End Date 10-11-2017
Cut off date 30-10-2017
Individual Price (Kenyan) KES 73,126.00
Individual Price (International) EUR 898.00
Individual Price (International) USD 976.00
Location Nairobi, Kenya

Group Tariffs

Group Size Kenyan Rate Per day (KES) International Rate Per day (USD/EURO)
6-10 95,000.00 $ 1,118.00
€ 1,018.00
11-15 146,250.00 $ 1,721.00
€ 1,567.00
16-20 191,250.00 $ 2,250.00
€ 2,048.00
21-25 230,000.00 $ 2,706.00
€ 2,463.00
26-30 262,500.00 $ 3,089.00
€ 2,811.00
30-50 309,825.00 $ 4,556.00
€ 0.00
3-5 62,500.00 $ 736.00
€ 670.00
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