Training on mainstreaming gender into community-based disaster risk management

Event Info

Date 10th Aug 2020 - 14th Aug 2020
Location Online
Event Organiser Seasoned Development Solutions

Capacities of both women and men must be harnessed so that they can address vulnerable conditions and protect themselves, their families and communities against hazards. By attending this training, participants’ knowledge and skills in integrating gender in the concepts and practices of Community-Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) will be strengthened hence aiding them in addressing this critical developmental challenge.


5 days


The individual cost for the training workshop is USD 600 for individual participants and USD 450 for groups above 10 participants exclusive of 16% VAT. This covers the training fee, resource materials, and conference package. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, such as airport transfers (and visa application, where necessary), food and accommodation, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

Intended attendees

The training is meant for project managers, DRR officials, Gender professionals, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and anyone involved in project management activities

Learning objectives

Generally, the course aims to integrate gender perspective in disaster risk management to ensure that both women and men have the necessary capacities in addressing their respective vulnerabilities to enable them to protect themselves, their families and their immediate communities.

Specifically, the course aims to:

  • 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.

Training curriculum

  • Module1: Understanding disasters & Community-Based Disaster Risk Management
  • Module 2: Gender perspective in CBDRM
  • Module 3: Gender-sensitive risk assessment
  • Module 4: Gender-sensitive disaster early warning system
  • Module 5: Gender-sensitive indicators for disaster risk reduction

Post-training mentorship

All SDSL participants who successfully complete the training are provided with dedicated coaches to accompany them after completion of the training including receiving recent and relevant journals, research and benchmarking practices on topical issues in respective disciplines.

Entry requirements

This course has beginners and advanced modules and SDS will advise individuals appropriately after reviewing their applications.


To register, kindly send us an email to training@seasonedsolutions.co.ke. Detailed training topics can be requested by writing to training@seasonedsolutions.co.ke

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Event Info

Date 10th Aug 2020 - 14th Aug 2020
Location Online
Event Organiser Seasoned Development Solutions