Mainstreaming Gender into Community-Based Disaster Risk Management Training 27th November to 1st December 2017

Event Details: Mainstreaming Gender into Community-Based Disaster Risk Management Training


The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the global roadmap for disaster risk reduction from 2015 – 2030 recognizes the importance of gender-dimensions in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and calls for inclusiveness and engagement of all society. Sendai Framework called for:

“A gender, age, disability and cultural perspective in all policies and practices; and the promotion of women and youth leadership; in this context, special attention should be paid to the improvement of organized voluntary work of citizens.”


  • Review the concepts of disasters and Community-Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM)
  • Introduce participants to the gender perspective in CBDRM and the process of gender integration in CBDRM
  • Expose the participants on the process of gender-sensitive risk assessment
  • Introduce the participants to Gender-Sensitive Disaster Risk Management for effective disaster risk reduction, response, and recovery


  • The concept of community-based disaster risk management
  • The importance of community in CBDRM
  • Basic concepts: Disaster and disaster risk management
  • Why it is important to consider gender issues in CBDRM?
  • Gender Perspective in CBDRM?
  • Gender-Sensitive Risk Assessment
  • The need for gender-sensitive early warning system
  • How to build a gender-sensitive early warning system
  • Gender-Sensitive Indicators for Disaster Risk Reduction
  • How to build good gender-sensitive indicators
  • How to use indicators during the programme cycle of a disaster risk reduction intervention


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