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Post-Disaster Economic Recovery and Sustainable Livelihood Restoration Course

INTRODUCTION

This training aims to enhance the capacities of humanitarian workers and practitioners in designing, implementing and evaluating Sustainable Livelihoods and Economic Recovery programmes based on disaster risk reduction and Sustainable Development principles.

There is a growing recognition of the need to implement sustainable development activities after disaster and emergencies as part of economic recovery programs. This course provides the techniques and means to do so which are often not known to those responsible for post-disaster recovery.

The training intends to bridge this gap by building the capacities of practitioners in the design and implementation of post-disaster economic recovery programs/interventions that integrate Sustainable Development Goals and Disaster Risk Reduction. It will improve their understanding of livelihood diversification, skills training, etc. and also provide them with tools which can facilitate decision making related to economic recovery that result in sustainable livelihoods and economies by:

  • Enhancing the resilience of communities to future climatic change events;
  • Creating a stronger infrastructure;
  • Strengthening institutions against the eventualities of climate change; and
  • Enabling sustainable recovery.

Participants of the training will contribute to building capacities of respective communities in recovering effectively from disasters and building resilience of affected communities in the long-term.

DURATION

5 days.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The training intends to bridge this gap by building the capacities of practitioners in the design and implementation of post-disaster economic recovery programs/interventions that integrate Sustainable Development Goals and Disaster Risk Reduction.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

To introduce participants to the need of reducing future humanitarian interventions including reducing the scale and embark on development to attain development goals

Towards this end, the training will discuss the following:

  • Models of Economic Recovery;
  • The design and conduct of Post-Disaster Impact Assessments;
  • Different Livelihoods Interventions capable of addressing assessment outcomes;
  • Tools and Mechanisms for Resource Mobilization to support recovery programming; and
  • Data Collection, Tools, and Indicators for Monitoring and Evaluation.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

Module1: Understanding Disaster, Economic Recovery and Sustainable Livelihood Restoration

  • The concept of disaster, elements at risk, disaster risk reduction, sustainable development
  • Core principles of disaster, disaster risk reduction, sustainable development
  • Basic concepts: Disaster and disaster risk management
  • Linkages between Early Recovery, Vulnerability Reduction and Disaster Risk Reduction

Module 2: Early Recovery

  • Assessing the economic impacts of a disaster
  • Small business assistance and industry recovery (health)
  • Emergency employment, cash for work and start-up grants to recapitalize local businesses;
  • Debris management, access and rebuilding infrastructure;
  • Local governance support, strengthening local government capacity for relief and recovery planning
  • Coordination and implementation, improving the capacity for local risk management.

Module 3: Development of recovery networks

  • Infrastructure and building back better communities
  • community recovery committees and training
  • Individual, community and organizational preparedness
  • Community-Based Preparedness Committee

Module 4: Tools for designing Sustainable Development strategies and roadmaps

  • Needs assessments and costing
  • Monitoring Development: setting indicators
  • Goal-based partnerships
  • Strategic planning for disaster recovery
  • Course Tasks:

Module 5: Resilience building

  • Economic diversification
  • Economic Resilience
  • Proactive disaster risk management
  • Neighborhood revitalization

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, +254 792 516 000, +254 792 516 010.

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REQUIREMENTS

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

METHODOLOGY

The instructor-led pieces of training are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise 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.

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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 13th May 2019.

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CANCELLATION POLICY

Payment for all the 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

Event Duration 5 Days
Event Date 20-05-2019
Event End Date 24-05-2019
Cut off date 13-05-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 69,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 790
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 920
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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