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close this bookDisaster and Development - Trainer's Guide - 1st edition (Disaster Management Training Programme, 57 p.)
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View the document1. Learning objectives


Introduce yourself, have participants introduce themselves (try an icebreaker).

Topic identification
Introduce the topic "Disasters and Development". Explain your format. schedule, and arrangement for breaks and messages.

Objective setting
Ask participants to list their learning objectives on a flip chart or wall chart.

1. Learning objectives


Compare the participants learning objectives with these.

· How disasters affect development
· How development affects vulnerability
· How recovery programs can promote development and reduce vulnerability
· How to assess trade-offs in investing in vulnerability reduction
· The role of the UN, NGOs, and the community in forging the disaster/development linkage