Disaster Risk Reduction training course, 2-7 April 2011, Sofia, Bulgaria
The course intended to provide practical and theoretical training in Disaster risk reduction. It was designed and run by group of experts from DPPI states and international partner organizations, such as the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
Aim of the course
The aim of the course was to support the development of disaster risk reduction capacity at all levels within the South East European region governments and organizations in order to improve their ability to better understand and manage the variety of disasters the region faces today. All participants of the course received a training certificate. Based on their facilitation skills, some participants from the course were selected to participate in a Training-of-Trainers in 2011 in Croatia to become the main resources for DRR training in the region. In addition, they were included in a pool of DRR expert database to be developed by UNISDR for DPPI SEE.
The candidates had to fulfill the following criteria: - Work in an organization engaged in the area of Disaster Risk Reduction - Minimum of 3 years experience in topics related to natural disasters - Fluency in English