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Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction Trainings (CBDRR)

This model of disaster management program is designed to train professionals to manage the victims of and effects of natural disasters and calamities.


The objectives of this model are to:

  • Reduce the damage caused by natural hazards like earthquakes, floods, droughts and cyclones.
  • Minimize the damage and trauma due to disaster.
  • Manage early recovery from disaster.


  • Trainings are conducted by HANDS’ trainers through  showing short films and documentaries.
  • The skills required at the time of any disaster are demonstrated by the resource persons with  special emphasis on practical life-saving skills.

Training Contents:

  • Disaster management
  • Basic concepts of hazards and vulnerabilities
  • Earthquake: Understanding the hazard, causes,   effects and do’s and don’ts of earthquake safety
  • Landslides: Understanding the hazard, causes,  effects and its precautionary measures
  • Floods: Understanding the hazard, causes, effects and mitigating measures
  • Structural safety
  • Non-structural safety
  • Village disaster management plan
  • Evacuation planning and earthquake drill
  • Search and rescue methods
  • First aid skills
  • Fire safety methods
  • Psychosocial support skills

Training Duration:

04 days