50th Hybrid (Online and Face to Face Modality) Training Course on Disaster Management Course

Date:  14 - 25 Nov 2022

Venue: Bangkok (On-line and On-site training), Thailand




The course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and implement appropriate disaster risk management strategies.


This is one of the ADPC Academy’s flagship courses, along with the CBDRR and FDRM courses. Initially offered shortly after the founding of ADPC in 1986, it has been redesigned and updated a number of times to ensure that it continues to be relevant for DRM professionals in a rapidly changing world.

The course has so far produced more than 1,000 alumni who have gone on to make major contributions in the DRM field. There is a unique opportunity to be part of this special group in 2022 as the ADPC Academy delivers the golden edition of the course.

The topics to be covered cut across multi-hazard, multi-level, multi-agency, and multi-disciplinary facets and address both event-related activities as well as those activities that need to be undertaken to prevent or mitigate the impacts of hazards.


The course will be most beneficial for: IFRC/ ICRC; international and local NGOs; NGOs involved in disaster risk reduction, response and recovery; staff from training institutes and other agencies responsible for knowledge dissemination and training of trainers on disaster risk reduction and management; persons involved in coordination of disaster management activities (e.g. defense forces and emergency services); UN agencies; and government officials responsible for disaster management policy and planning.


The course will be delivered in hybrid modality, Both the online and face to face modality. For online one, It will be a self pace learning and forum discussion. For face to face one, it will based on adult learning methodologies and tools with a heavy emphasis on practical application of case studies. Interactive tools and role play will demonstrate practical aspects while theoretical basis will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring their own program frameworks to use as the main learning tools and to ensure practical application of the lessons and concepts discussed.


There are 2 options of the course fee, they are US$ 1,900.00 (with accommodation) and US$ 1,600.00 (without accommodation).


Interested individuals and organizations can register online at

For more information about the course, you may also contact Thanyaphat Sirasakpureekul at and telephone numbers +66 22980681 to 92 Ext. 134.

Due to limited slots for this course, interested parties must register on or before October 28, 2022.


If you are selected to attend the course, the payment should be transferred to ADPC's account through a bank transfer not later than November 04, 2022. Otherwise, your participation will be cancelled.


We are happy to inform you that the Kingdom of Thailand has further eased travel restrictions. Below is the Ministry of Tourism’s timeline for lifting travel restrictions:


April 1: Travelers entering Thailand via Test & Go scheme do not have to take RT-PCR test for COVID-19 before departure. (Approved by CCSA on March 18.)

May 1: Foreign travelers have to take ATK tests on first dan the fifth days of trip instead of RT-PCR test on first day.

June 1: All travel restrictions (Test & Go, Sandbox and Quarantine) will be removed.

Meanwhile from April 1, travelers entering Thailand under the Test & Go scheme will no longer be required to present a negative RT-PCR test taken in the 72 hours before departure, according to a CCSA announcement on March 18. However, they must still book a hotel plus RT-PCR test on the first day of arrival and take a rapid antigen test (ATK) on the fifth day.