2nd International Training Course on Managing Risk in The Face of Climate Change

Duration: 23 Mar 2015 - 3 Apr 2015

Department: ACD

Donor Agency: CDI

Location: Thailand,


This course aimed to enhance the capacity of the participants in adapting to the changing climate-related hazards and improving resilience and disaster preparedness through:

    1. Establishing linkages between the impact of climate change and climate-related disaster risks
    2. Assessing disaster risk and vulnerability related to climate-induced disasters, climate change and climate variability
    3. Familiarizing the participants with national disaster management, adaptation and development plans, and determining synergy points
    4. Determining resilience and adaptive capacity level of people
    5. Applying the understanding of risk perception, complexities and uncertainties faced on the ground to enhance the design of practical adaptation plans
    6. Pulling together key tools, resources and partnerships for enhanced adaption planning
    7. Utilizing scientific information to develop innovative integrated disaster risk management and climate change adaptation strategies to reduce risks
    8. Establishing appropriate ways to overcome potential barriers to adaptive action

Conducting the training for appropriate participants.