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Training of Trainors for Community-based Disaster Management held

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The Institute for Occupational Health and Safety Development ( held last April 2-4, 2012 a Training of Trainors aimed to strengthen the capacity to develop Community-based Disaster Preparedness programs for various communities vulnerable to disasters, especially people who are most vulnerable to floods.

The IOHSAD coordinated with the Citizens Disaster Response Center ( to assist the organization in developing future trainors for 3 courses: Community-based Disaster Management, Hazard Mapping and Community-based Early Warning System. Participants came from communities who were devastated during the flooding brought by typhoon Ondoy and the Disaster Preparedness project team of IOHSAD.


The activity is part of the project “Capacity Building for Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response in Selected Workers and Urban Poor Communities in Quezon City” (CDPER). The CDPER is a project of IOHSAD in cooperation with Mayor Herbert Bautista of Quezon City and supported by the Priority Development Assistance Fund of Gabriela Womens Party Representative Luzviminda Ilagan.