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Disaster Risk Reduction


Disaster Risk Reduction

Although floods, earthquakes, droughts, and other natural hazards cannot be prevented, their impact on communities can be limited through disaster risk reduction (DRR) practices. On this 3-day course, you will learn the concept and practice of reducing disaster risks through systematically analysing and managing the causal factors of disasters. The course examines reducing exposure to hazards, lessening vulnerability of people and property, wisely managing land and the environment, and improving preparedness for adverse events.  

*For those whose course fee is not being paid by their organisation we do offer a discretionary discount.  For more information please contact:

What does the course cover? 

  • Terms and concepts 

  • Sendai Framework 

  • Community Based Disaster Risk Management 

  • Hazard, vulnerability and capacity assessments  

  • Participatory tools and techniques 

  • Participatory risk assessments 

  • Planning DRR strategies 

By the end of the course you will: 

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the humanitarian context and underlying principles that inform disaster risk reduction; 

  • Conduct a risk analysis that effectively identifies hazards, capacities and vulnerabilities; 

  • Identify the stages of the disaster management cycle and appropriate DRR activities at each stage; 

  • Describe the importance of using a participatory approach throughout the disaster management cycle. 


How much does the course cost?

Standard Organisation  - £726.00


Refer a Friend:

You and a friend/colleague each receive 25% off your course fee, when booking on the same course*

*applies only to certain courses including Disk Risk Reduction 

*event ticket is non-refundable in the event of cancellation or non-attendance.

* for more information please email



Receive 10% off the course fee when booking at least 1 month before the start of the course.*

*applies to both individual and organisational tickets



RedR UK is committed to making our courses accessible to any organisation, regardless of size. There are 2 Scholarship places available on all UK-run courses, which cover the full course fee cost.

For more information including required criteria and how to apply, please visit our website or email


Group Bookings:

For organisations looking to book 3 or more participants onto the same course, RedR can offer flexible fee options. Please email for more information.


Who should attend?

The course is designed to benefit field practitioner staff of INGOs, NGOs, CBOs and government department staff responsible for disaster risk reduction. Some knowledge and experience in humanitarianism and disaster risk reduction is presumed. 


Any questions? Check out our FAQs here and our T&Cs here.

If you have any questions about this course or require further information, please contact

In case of any complaints, please email 

RedR UK is committed to making sure everyone’s needs are met, including people of different genders, ages and disabilities. If you have any specific access requirements or learning needs RedR are committed to try and make reasonable adjustments to support your needs, please email or phone 0207 840 6000 at any stage of the booking process to talk directly to RedR about your needs.

Course Overview

Course Length
£653.00 - £726.00
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