The 40th Regional Training on Disaster Management (DMC-40)

ADPC is going to conduct the 40th Regional Training on Disaster Management (DMC-40) on a period of 1-19 November 2010 in Bangkok, Thailand

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By completing the DMC, participants will learn how to: 

  • Develop effective strategies and systems for disaster Response and Recovery
  • Integrate disaster response and recovery arrangements with disaster reduction strategies and systems
  • Apply risk manangement processes in order to indentify, assess and deal with disaster risks
  • Utilize an Emergency coordination center to manage disaster events
  • Assess key implementation issues and requirements in Disaster Management

COURSE CONTENTS

Conducted over a period of 3 weeks, the course is divided into five modules following the flow of the disaster management process.

Module 1: Introduction to Disaster Risk Management

  • Global disaster risk situation
  • Basic concepts and terminologies used in disaster management
  • Introduction to disaster risk management processes
  • Introduction to hazards
  • Hazard, Vulnerability, Capacity and risk assessment

Module 2: Disaster Risk Reduction

  • Disaster and Development
  • Prevention and Mitigation framework
  • Mainstreaming DRR in development planning
  • Disaster risk reduction practices

Module 3: Preparedness Planning

  • Overview of preparedness planning processes and concepts
  • Application of preparedness processes in key areas

Module 4: Emergency Response and Recovery

  • Emergency response management principles and concepts
  • Key response implementation considerations
  • Use of emergency coordination centers
  • Disaster recovery and reconstruction: concepts, prectice and guidelines
  • Damage and Loss estimation in recovery planning

Module 5: Making Disaster Management Work

  • Crosscutting considerations
  • Leadership and management
  • Strategic prespectives
  • Policy, legal and institutional Frameworks
  • Development of personal action plans

Note: The above contents are shown for guidance only. ADPC's ongoing course improvement process may lead to some changes in topic and structure.

For more information, please visit ADPC website at www.adpc.net/dmc40