27th Online Training Course on Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction

Date:  5 - 23 Sep 2022

Venue: On-line,  




The course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and empower communities to better prepare for preventing, responding and recovering from disasters.


The Director of ADPC Academy wants to take this opportunity to share with you a few points on why it is critical to build the capacity of local communities on disaster resilience through community-based disaster risk reduction.

“All disasters are local. This means that regardless of efforts done at the national level and initiatives from government, non-government agencies, civil societies organizations (CSOs) and development organizations, it is still the communities that take the brunt and absorb the impacts of disasters.”

It is a part of the message from the director of ADPC academy expressed about the CBDRR course in the VDO that you can find its more information at the link below.


The course is based on the premise that all disasters are local. This means that it is always the communities that bear the brunt of the impacts of disasters. Better disaster prevention, response and recovery measures will help to protect communities from disaster impacts, and will also protect institutional / organizational investments in communities.


The course is open for participants from various sectors including local government departments, NGOs, INGOs, UN agencies, IFRC, national emergency response agencies and the private sector. Participants engaged in developing and implementing programs at the community level are strongly encouraged to participate. Participants from policy and senior management levels are welcome if they are keen to learn how CBDRR is operationalized to be able to effectively support efforts.


The course will be delivered in the online. 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.


The standard course fee of USD500 is inclusive of cost of instructions, access to the course materials and course certificate after completion.


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 August 19, 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 August 31, 2022. Otherwise, your participation will be cancelled.