Chris Piper Profiles

Chris Piper is a multi-skilled Global Humanitarian Practitioner (GHP); Community Engagement Practitioner (CEP); Teacher/Trainer/Facilitator; Bangladesh/Rohingya Expert; and Bushfire Recovery Adviser (BRA). Follow the links to these five profiles below:

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Bangladesh BRAC DRM training

In May 2018, Chris carried out a one day Disaster Risk Management (DRM) program for BRAC in Cox’s Bazar, as part of his assignment there with UNDP.  Enclosed is a summary of that one day DRM workshop, this including recommendations for future similar workshops.

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TorqAid August Update

The key item highlighted this month in the TorqAid Update is the ongoing, accredited, Participatory Disaster Risk Management Program (PDRM).  See the link below for this

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Module 2 (Participatory Tools, Project Management, & Teaching tips) commenced the 17th August, and Module 3 (Risk Management) starts on the 7th September 2020.

earthquakes-tsunamis

Enclosed is a customised TorqAid Humanitarian & Development Bibliography, with details highlighted of material relating to earthquakes and tsunamis. This includes publications on:
– General information (by ACAPS & ALNAP)
– The 2018 Sulawesi earthquake/tsunami, and Lombok earthquake
– The 2018 PNG earthquake
– The 2015 Nepal earthquake
– The 2011 Japan earthquake, tsunami & nuclear (Fukushima) accident
– The 2010 Haiti earthquake
– The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake & tsunami

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bibliography-CD-PM-participation-training

Included here is a link to the TorqAid Global Humanitarian & Development Bibliography, with references highlighted which relate to Community Developnment (CD), Project Management, Participation, and Training

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The non-customised version of this bibliography can be found in the TorqAid Toolkit

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Agencies CD PM Participation Training

Enclosed here is the link to the TorqAid Humanitarian & Development Agencies Directory, with a highlighted focus on Community Development (CD), Project Management (PM), Participation, and Training.

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This overall directory (minus the highlights) can be found in the Torqaid Toolkit – see link below

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PDRM teaching framework

Follow the link below for the Participatory Disaster Risk Management (PDRM) Teaching Framework. This consists of three components:
– The Intended Outcome of the PDRM online, accredited, program
– The Material covered in the PDRM
– The Teaching Framework by which this Material is covered

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The PDRM program brochure can be accessed by the link below.

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Humanitarian-standards-codes

This short section on Humanitarian Standards and Codes of Conduct is covered in Module 1 of the online Participatory Disaster Risk Management (PDRM) program.  Follow the link below to the PDRM.

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The section Humanitarian Standards and Codes of Conduct includes an overview of the historical development of humanitarian, as well as development of more recent (from the early 1990’s) humanitarian standards and codes of conduct.  Follow the link below for this article.

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Global-disaster-statistics

Note the article below on global disaster statistics over the period 2000-2019.  This summarises the number of natural disasters over this period, together with people killed and affected, and damage caused.

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This material is covered in Module 1 of the online Participatory Disaster Risk Management (PDRM) program.  Press the link below for a copy of this brochure.

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July Update

The TorqAid monthly July Update includes details of the forthcoming online, accredited, Participatory Disaster Risk Management (PDRM) program, which runs from the 27th July through to the 8th November 2020.  It also includes the latest (July/August) TorqAid Toolkit, together with some background material on the COVID-19 pandemic.  Press here for the link to this Update.

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