TRAINING OF TRAINERS “MAKING CITIES RESILIENT-MY CITY IS GETTING READY”

On June 16 -18, a training of trainers on “Making cities resilient- My city is getting ready ” was jointly organized in the Armenian office of the UN by the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Emergency Situations, the UN Development Programme, UN Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) International Office, DRR National Platform foundation and the Crisis Management State Academy .

The purpose of the training was,
• To provide to the participants with knowledge on the global campaign of “Making Cities Resilient”, to teach them how to use the tools, materials, and approaches to ensure resilience at the local level.
• Prepare trainers who contribute to the increase of their communities’ resilience level by their activities.
During the training, the participants were introduced to “Making Cities Resilient” global campaign and its tools, ‘’Making Cities resilient,, campaign’s 10 fundamental principles based on case studies.
Participants practiced working in groups tried to use the “Making Cities Resilient” global campaign’s used tools, to identify potential problems of alleged city and develop the resilience action plan of a community .
During the workshop, it was spoken about the skills and abilities of the trainer that make the work more efficient.
The workshop participants receive trainer’s certificate.

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A WORKSHOP ON ‘’ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCY SITUATIONS MANAGEMENT AND FEAT INTEGRATION’’

On April 15, a workshop on “Environmental Emergency Situations Management and FEAT integration” took place in Armenian office of the UN.
The aim was to prepare training of trainers, to introduce the FEAT (Flash Environmental Assessment Tool) and how it should be applied at environmental emergency situations.

During the training, the participants had the opportunity to use FEAT on the basis of alleged environmental emergency situations’ examples through group activities.
The workshop was organized with joint efforts of the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Emergency Situations, the UN Development Programme, the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UN Environment Programme, the Disaster Risk Reduction National Platform and Crisis Management State Academy.

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