• Ensure trainers have adequate experience and know-how with the inclusion of different at-risk groups in DRR. Prioritise trainers who represent at-risk groups themselves, including women and men with disabilities.

  • Involve people from Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), who represent at-risk groups in the community, in the provision of training.

  • Conduct training needs assessment of required skill sets for inclusive DRR. Are participants trained on designing and implementing inclusive early warning systems? Do they have knowledge of inclusive evacuation, emergency response, shelter management etc.? Are they   aware of policies and frameworks that provide protection and coverage to different at-risk groups in case of disasters?

  • Include specific training modules on relevant aspects of accessibility and inclusion in DRR.  

  • Organize trainings in accessible venues and highlight accessibility and inclusion in the invitation.

  • Design the training so everyone can participate, follow and benefit from it, by using inclusive language and examples and using techniques for inclusive deliver of trainings. [link to relevant cards]

  • Provide accessible training material and -documentation, and make pre- and post-training evaluations accessible.

  • The breaks for meals and refreshments should provide conducive environment to participants with different needs and requirements to ensure socializing and networking on equal level.

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