Training

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Chris Piper, the TorqAid CEO, is a multi-skilled global humanitarian and development practitioner, with complementary skills in teaching/training, and research. He is a qualified teacher and adult educator, as well as practising university lecturer.  He has facilitated over 110  Participatory Disaster Risk Management (PDRM) and Participatory Project Management (PPM) workshops across Australia and overseas, and managed the online, accredited,  PDRM program since 2016.  The PDRM currently comprises ten topics. These ten topics are also separately taught as part of TorqAid’s Short Course program.

HUMANITARIAN TRAINING 2022

The 2022 humanitarian training program is nearing completion. This consists of an online, accredited, PDRM program which will run from late July through to mid October 2022.  It also includes options for clientele to contract TorqAid for customised PDRM workshops and online training.  The PDRM itself consists of ten topics.  These ten topics are also offered separately as a Short Course (SC) program, which is currently being finalised.  The online PDRM brochure, assignment & registration details below are given below.

PDRM WORKSHOP TOPICS

The ten topics covered in the 2022 PDRM workshops are the following. 

  • TC01: Key Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Diagrams & Issues
  • TC02: Global Natural Disaster Trends & Examples
  • TC03: Humanitarian Attributes & Competencies
  • TC04: Humanitarian Standards & Codes of Conduct
  • TC05: Risk Management & Covid-19
  • TC06: Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Initiatives
  • TC07: Complex Emergencies/Crises & Examples
  • TC08: The Rohingya Case Study
  • TC09: DRM & the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • TC10:  DRM & Climate Change     

Participatory Disaster Risk Management (PDRM) Workshops

Since 2002, over 40 Participatory Disaster Risk Management (PDRM) workshops have been facilitated across Australia, and overseas. The latter locations have included Vanuatu, PNG, Indonesia, Singapore, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, the UK, Madagascar and South Africa. TorqAid can be contracted by clients to implement and facilitate customised PDRM workshops across Australia and overseas.

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Participatory Project Management (PPM) Workshops

Since 2002, 70 Participatory Project Management (PPM) workshops have been facilitated across Australia and overseas.  The work in Australia has included interaction with Development Practitioners working with Aboriginal Communities across remote Australia. The overseas locations have included Fiji, PNG, Indonesia, Singapore, Afghanistan and Albania.

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Short Course (SC) Topics

The ten topics covered in the PDRM and Short Course (SC) program, are the following:

TC01:  Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Diagrams & Issues

TC02:  Global Natural Disaster Trends & Examples

TC03:  Humanitarian Attributes & Competencies

TC04:  Humanitarian Standards & Codes of Conduct

TC05:  Risk Management & Covid-19

TC06:   Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Initiatives

TC07:   Complex Emergencies/Crises

TC08:   The Rohingya refugee (Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals) Case Study

TC09:  DRM & the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

TC10: DRM & Climate Change

See the link here for details of these ten topics.

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