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Climate Change Adaptation Training | 5-8 April 2016 | Vangvieng, Laos
5 April , 2016 8:00 am - 8 April , 2016 5:00 pm UTC+7
In September 2014, two staffs from the Lao Red Cross (from DM and Health departments) participated in the IFRC Southeast Asia Climate Change Master Training in Thailand. At the end of the training, they identified the following next steps to further take into consideration climate change issues within Lao RC programming:
- Organize a national training on Climate Change in Lao PDR
- Develop IEC materials on climate change
- Integrate climate change issues within CBDRR/CBHD methodologies
- Organize coordination meetings with key partners (government, NGOs, PNS, etc.)
Following up to this, a national-level capacity-building on climate-smart programming training/workshop is organized in 5-8 April 2015 in Vang Vieng district, Vientiane province in Laos with following structure and objectives:
- 3-day training to enhance the skills of LRC staffs on climate change issues, including:
- key concepts and terminology;
- impacts on weather patterns;
- impacts on health;
- ways to adapt to, and mitigate, climate change; and
- ways to educate and communicate with communities.
- 1-day workshop on tools development to integrate Climate Change issues within LRC tools and methodologies (including DM/DRR and Health)