(Gender Mainstreaming & Disaster Management) A three days training workshop on “Moving from Disaster to Development” with subtitle of “Gender Mainstreaming & Disaster Management “29-31 December, 2011, was organized by SPO Training Unit, Hyderabad.
The main objectives behind the organization of this training were
To develop a skilled human resource who should be well aware of such situations and can effectively help community, properly assist their organization and should help others with all their learned skills and shadow of international standards necessary to follow in all emergency activities and
To impel SPO Training Unit towards an institutional approach where it should be known as a platform for different individuals to come and augment their skills in their appropriate field/ profession. The three days training workshop with 25 participants from different organizations was started with participatory approach and continued till end with same methodology.
The training was comprised on gender mainstreaming and disaster management. Concept, basics, types, causes and cycle of disaster were discussed, introduction of HAP and Sphere standards were shared, gender concept, practical & strategic needs, vulnerability, its analysis, assessment and special care of vulnerability groups; gender roles, gender analysis under gender lens and gender mainstreaming in disaster were practically discussed in detail.
All the participants were satisfied by participating in the training, they learned from scheduled sessions and were eager to join upcoming trainings to be organized by SPO.