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close this bookGuide to Developing Training Strategies (DHA/UNDRO - DMTP - UNDP, 55 p.)
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Open this folder and view contents1. Introduction
Open this folder and view contents2. Objectives of training programmes
Open this folder and view contents3. Formulating training programmes
Open this folder and view contents4. Identifying needs
View the document5. Formulating Objectives
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View the document8. Resistance to training in disaster management
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View the documentAppendix 1. Structures of national disaster management administration
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In writing this document we are particularly indebted to Philip Sargisson, Ernst Lohman (Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Coordinator) and Rob Stevenson for their valuable comments on the first draft of the document Our special thanks are to Mrs. Milagros I Llanes, Director of Bureau of Emergency Assistance, Department of Social Welfare and Development for providing the case study from the Philippines.

A list of the primary resources consulted is included in the bibliography. The various needs assessment forms are from the United Nations Centre for Human Settlements ‘Manual for Training Needs Assessment in Human Settlements Organisations’ (1987) We would like to acknowledge the value of this document in developing the relevant section.

Yasemin Aysan
Ian Davis

Disaster Management Centre
Oxford Polytechnic