Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation in Vietnam
National Level Training
A training workshop was organized for key staff in the Ministry of Agriculture, in collaboration with the Central Committee for Flood and Storm Control (CCFSC), the Disaster Management Center (DMC) and the Steering Committee for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation. The workshop enhanced close cooperation in natural disaster mitigation, climate change adaptation for crop production, forest protection, animal husbandry, cooperatives and rural development.
Provincial Level Training
Based on the needs and gap analysis at provincial, trainings were undertaken to strengthen DRM, CCA and early warning. Participants included staff from the Agriculture Extension Center, Department of Agriculture, etc. The programme provided knowledge of Community-Based Disaster Risk Management, weather/climate forecast application in agriculture, analysis of hazards and vulnerabilities in the agriculture sector.
CBDRM training at Community Level
The Vietnam Red Cross has developed material training on community-based disaster risk management (CBDRM) in order to improve the technical capacity of local institutions and farmers' groups to disaster risk management. The training introduced the basic concepts of CBDRM and focused on practical applications of DRM activities, as well as their coordinated planning at local level.