Case Studies on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR) Practice:
  1. Addressing the Needs of the Most Vulnerable Communities through Identification and Selection of at-risk Project Sites [English] [Burmese]
  2. Strengthening the Human Resource Base at Township Level: Ensuring More Effective Implementation of Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction Initiatives [English][Burmese]
  3. Baseline and End-Line Studies as Means to Analyze the Effectiveness of Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction Activities [English] [Burmese]
  4. Promoting Community Participation through Development of Community Level Risk Reduction Action Plans [English] [Burmese]
  5. Consolidation of Community Preparedness through Use of Games, Simulation Exercises and Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Materials [English] [Burmese]
Powerpoint presentations on CBDRR:
Module 1: Understanding the Basics    
Module 1 Session 1: Introduction to the CBDRR Manual [English] [Burmese]
Module 1 Session 2: CBDRR in Myanmar                            [English] [Burmese]
Module 1 Session 3: Key Concepts and Terminology         [English] [Burmese]
Module 2: Implementing the Program          
Module 2 Session 1: Program Socialization                          [English] [Burmese]
Module 2 Session 2: Program Site Selection                         [English] [Burmese]
Module 2 Session 3: Mobilizing the Community and RCVs [English] [Burmese]
Module 2 Session 4: Identification of Community Needs   [English] [Burmese]
Module 2 Session 5: Action Plan Development                    [English] [Burmese]
Module 2 Session 6: Implementation of Action Plans        [English] [Burmese]
Module 3: Ensuring Sustainability    
Module 3 Session 1: Empowerment of the Community      [English] [Burmese]
Module 3 Session 2: Empowerment of the Community      [English] [Burmese]
Module 4: Being a Facilitator
Module 4 Session 1: Key Facilitation Skills                         [English] [Burmese]
CBDRR Awareness Toolbox
The toolbox is composed of most commonly used awareness tools of MRCS organized in alphabetical order, the link will be included soon.
    CBDRM brochure highlighting the process for CBDRM in the Myanmar Red Cross Society
    A short document on procedures for what to do in natural disasters which strike frequently to small parts of villages: Where
    the numbers of people affected include several hundreds. An event which is manageable without seeking international
    support, but supported by an effective mobilization of local and national resources.
    i) Structure
    ii) Contact
    iii) The Plan (Main Text)
    Highlighting potential areas of impact and response
5. Disaster Management Review  Final Report April 2009 Reports on Cyclone Nargis and building safer communities
9. CBDRM Implementation Guideline A process of disaster management and a “how-to” guide
11. Posters
             Landslide               |                 Flood                  |             Cyclone                |                 Fire                   |             Earthquake
12. Poster on saving, reusing and storing water in Burmese
      Hazard areas identified to include natural and health disasters

The seminar was undertaken as a means to highlight achievements and challenges during the Cyclone Giri emergency

      response, and provide recommendations for future relief operations in Myanmar”. It was noted that Rakhine State was the
      harshest place to work in.
These testimonies documents the long-lasting impact on the disaster risk reduction programmes of Myanmar Red Cross Society implemented during 2009 to 2013, as well as the good practices and success stories at community level. For more details, please visit this page.

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