Flood Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climate Course

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  • Location Nairobi, Kenya
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  • Date 09-01-2023 - 13-01-2023
Flood Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climate Course, Nairobi, Kenya
Training or Development Class Title
Flood Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climate Course
Event Type
Training or Development Class
Training or Development Class Date
09-01-2023 to 13-01-2023
Last Date for Applying
Nairobi, Kenya
Organization Name / Organize By
Upskill Development Training Center
Organizing/Related Departments
Upskill Training Department
Organization Type
Training or Development ClassCategory
Non Technical
Training or Development ClassLevel
All (State/Province/Region, National & International)
Related Industries




Nairobi, Kenya


Every year across the globe, floods cause the loss of a number of lives and considerable damage to properties, which severely sets back the development process. The climate change, global warming, rapid urbanization and socio-economic disparity are making the world, vulnerable to floods. The need to combat the perennial problem of floods and resultant destruction has been a forefront concern for most nations, which calls for a proactive approach to establishing a disaster risk reduction regime for safer and sustainable development.


Course Objective:

o Discuss dynamics of flood risk in a changing climate

o Evaluate the extent of flood risk and vulnerability and assess the capacity to response

o Develop comprehensive strategies for flood risk management in a changing climate

o Apply climate smart structural and non-structural measures for flood risk mitigation

o Develop preparedness and response plans for effective flood risk reduction

o Integrate flood recovery programs with flood risk management strategies

o Address cross-cutting issues in flood risk management



5 Days


Who should attend?

The course is open to participants from all countries. Participation of decision-makers, elected and appointed national and local administrators, development and planning authorities, water engineers and flood control professionals, officials in urban planning, housing, public works, and water resource and management is especially encouraged. The course will likewise benefit private land developers, emergency response personnel, UN and other international agencies, and NGOs working on disaster mitigation


Course content

MODULE 1: Introduction

o Terminologies in disaster risk management

o Hydro-meteorological hazards, their formation and predictability

o Flood disaster

o Natural catastrophes occurrence

MODULE 2: Climate Change and Impending Flood Risk

o Climate change and global warming

o Interventions under challenging circumstances of climate change

o Developing climate outlook/scenario and finding option for adaptation to climate change

MODULE 3: Flood Risk Assessment

o Principles and aspects of flood assessment

o Process of flood vulnerability and capacities assessment

o Process of flood risk assessment

o Community-based flood risk assessment

MODULE 4: Flood Risk Mitigation

o Flood plain management for flood risk mitigation

o Tools for flood plan management

o Climate smart structural interventions

o Flood-proofing in a multi-hazard environment

o Integrated watershed management in a changing climate

o Urban and rural development planning for flood risk reduction

o Public awareness and capacity building for flood risk reduction

MODULE 5: Flood Disaster Preparedness and Response Planning Process

o Flood disaster preparedness framework

o Flood Contingency Planning Process

o Flood forecasting and early warning systems

o Flood emergency management

o Flood evacuation process

o Flood search and rescue

MODULE 6: Flood Recovery Planning & Implementation

o Planning & implementation

o Flood damage and need assessment

o Sustainable recovery programs

MODULE 7: Crosscutting Issues

o Economics of flood risk management

o Financial tools for flood risk reduction

o Relevant issues on trans-boundary, governance and gender

Training Approach

This course will be delivered by our skilled trainers who have vast knowledge and experience as expert professionals in the fields. The course is taught in English and through a mix of theory, practical activities, group discussion and case studies. Course manuals and additional training materials will be provided to the participants upon completion of the training.

Tailor-Made Course

This course can also be tailor-made to meet organization requirement. For further inquiries, please contact us on: Email: [email protected] Tel: +254 721 331 808

Training Venue

The training will be held at our Upskill Training Centre. We also offer training for a group (at a discount of 10% to 50%) at requested location all over the world. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, and buffet lunch.

Visa application, travel expenses, airport transfers, dinners, accommodation, insurance, and other personal expenses are catered by the participant


Participants will be issued with Upskill certificate upon completion of this course.

Registration Fees
Registration Fees Details
USD 1200
Registration Ways
Upskill Development Training Center  NAIROBI  Pin/Zip Code : 00100
Official Email ID
Daniel Ndungu


[email protected]

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