We have a new ‘Understanding Afghanistan’ Summary Sheet which focuses on the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, particularly since the fall of Kabul to the Taliban in August 2021. This has been updated to October 2021. Afghanistan is covered, as a Complex Emergency/Crisis case study, in both the online PDRM program, and as a topic in the Humanitarian Short Course (SC) program.
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About Chris Piper
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Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Chris Piper contributed a whooping 78 entries.
As part of its training, TorqAid has developed four key diagrams which help describe and explain disasters. These are the Disaster Risk Management Cycle (DRMC), Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) diagram, Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Planning diagram, and the Project Management Cycle (PMC). Following the Coronavirus pandemic, TorqAid has modified the DRMC to reflect some of […]
Chris is presenting a paper entitled ‘ A new diagrammatic framework for understanding disasters’ at the forthcoming Australian & New Zealand Disaster & Emergency Management (ANZDMC) Conference, being held on the Gold Coast on the 2/3 September 2021. Feel free to contact him for a modified version of this paper.
As the heavy March rainfall clears from the eastern side of Australia, the TorqAid Disaster Risk Management Cycle (DRMC) outlines likely initiatives to be carried out in both the remaining Emergency Response Stage, and the much longer Recovery Stage.
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:
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.
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 & […]
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 The non-customised version of this bibliography can be found in the TorqAid Toolkit
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. This overall directory (minus the highlights) can be found in the Torqaid Toolkit – see link below
Follow the link below for the 2021 Participatory Disaster Risk Management (PDRM) Teaching Framework. This consists of five 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 -The material covered in the key 15 teaching Zoom […]