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This Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) Baseline Survey Result Sharing workshop had an opening remark by Dr. Kaviphone, Head of Disaster Management Department of Lao Red Cross, followed by the explanation of the workshop’s objectives by IFRC Building Urban Resilience Project Manager. Then there was a session of sharing experiences of Child-led data collection process on KAP Survey by LRC and children representatives, followed by the presentation on the results of KAP baseline survey in Vientiane. After that that was a session of feedback on key preliminary results and sharing project implementation plan for year 2017 by LRC and IFRC. The workshop ended with the way forward and wrap-up. during the workshop 10 youth representatives joined and shared their lesson learned and experiences on data collection.

The KAP survey has been conducted using Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) Survey of the Building Urban Resilience (BUR) Project. The aim of the survey is to determine baseline data to develop project activities and also is used to be comparative with the endline survey at the end of the project to measure an improvement of the knowledge/awareness and behavior of people in the communities.

The specific objectives on better understanding of the community knowledge/awareness are:
– The target people have the basic knowledge/awareness and are prepared for reducing the risks of disasters (flood, storm and fire)
– To assess basic knowledge in information on road safety
– To identify the difference knowledge between men and women to define an appropriate activity and to have participation of both gender

 

See also:
A web story: Promoting school youth in Building Urban Resilience programme – Lao youth join KAP Baseline Survey activity

About BUR project:
The 18-month Building Urban Resilience (BUR) in Southeast Asia project, funded by the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid Department (ECHO), supports Red Cross Movement partners in four countries, namely, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Viet Nam and the Philippines, to build capacities of National Society staff, government officials, school teachers and school children, Red Cross youth and volunteers, and partners, through a coherent, regional strategy building on good practice and using innovative methods. The action emphasizes gender equity and social inclusion, among poor, vulnerable people, including people with disabilities and older people. This project was established by the Lao Red Cross, and has been implemented in 5 districts of Vientiane capital with expectation of reaching 38,000 people including government officials, teachers, small sellers and labourers.

Expected Outcome: Safer behaviour, improved preparedness, and social change in urban areas through innovative and tailored public awareness and public education (PAPE) for disaster risk reduction

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