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Course Name: Post-Disaster Economic Recovery and Sustainable Livelihood Restoration

Special offer for group registration:
Number of participants Fees
2-5 $ 700
6 -10 $ 650
11-50 $ 500
> 50 $ 450
To register as a group, contact us through: E: or give us a call on T: +254707053111
Course Date Duration Location Fee: Registrations
Date: 29/07/2024 - 02/08/2024 5 Days Abuja, Nigeria $ 950 Click to register
Date: 05/08/2024 - 09/08/2024 5 Days Kigali, Rwanda $ 950 Click to register
Date: 26/08/2024 - 30/08/2024 5 Days Pretoria, S/Africa $ 950 Click to register
Date: 02/09/2024 - 06/09/2024 5 Days Nairobi, Kenya $ 950 Click to register
Date: 23/09/2024 - 27/09/2024 5 Days Abuja, Nigeria $ 950 Click to register
Date: 30/09/2024 - 04/10/2024 5 Days Kigali, Rwanda $ 950 Click to register
Date: 28/10/2024 - 01/11/2024 5 Days Pretoria, S/Africa $ 950 Click to register
Date: 04/11/2024 - 08/11/2024 5 Days Nairobi, Kenya $ 950 Click to register
Date: 25/11/2024 - 29/11/2024 5 Days Abuja, Nigeria $ 950 Click to register
Date: 09/12/2024 - 13/12/2024 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya $ 950 Click to register


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Course Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to improve your humanitarian capacity in evaluating and implementing sustainable livelihoods as well as economic recovery programmes? This training course that focus on disaster risk reduction as well as sustainable development concepts is meant for you. This training is designed to enhance capacities of practitioners in the layout and implementation of post-disaster economic recovery programs/interventions. It addresses issues such as how to improve livelihood diversification, skills education, and many others. 

Learning outcomes
By the end of this course the participants will be able to:
  • Appreciate on the need for humanitarian interventions which are sensitive to development goals
  • Learn about various models of economic recovery;
  • Comfortably design and conduct a Post-Disaster Impact Assessment;
  • Outline the different livelihoods interventions that can address assessment outcomes;
  • Understand the tools and mechanisms for resource mobilization to help recovery programming;
  • Monitoring and evaluation of post-disaster economic recovery and sustainable livelihood restoration programmes. 
Who should enroll?

This course is ideal for professional working in the management of disasters including decision makers, planning officials, governmental officials, and NGOs committed to disaster management. The course accommodates participants from all nationalities. 

Why train with us

Vital Extra Learning guarantees our clients:
  • State-of-the-art facilities and training infrastructure
  • Extended tradition of hand-holding during post engagement
  • Service delivery through highly seasoned industry experts.
  • Value for money 
Module 1:
  • The concept of disaster, economic recovery and sustainable livelihood restoration
  • Types and classification of disasters
  • Principles of disaster; causes of disaster; disaster risk management
  • Risk elements of disaster
  • Key methods of risk reduction in disaster
  • Linkages between early recovery, vulnerability reduction and disaster risk reduction and sustainable development
  • Disaster management cycle
Module 2: Impact of Disaster
  • Impacts of disasters on key themes:
c  Economic impacts
c  Social and cultural impacts
c  Environmental impacts
c  Political impacts
  • Impacts of a disaster - loss of life, injury or other health impacts, property damage, loss of livelihoods and services, social and economic disruption, or environmental damage.
  • Assessing the economic impacts of a disaster (in more details) 
Module 3: Economic Recovery
  • Small business assistance and industry recovery
  • Emergency employment, cash for work and start-up grants to recapitalize local businesses;
  • Debris management and infrastructure rebuilding
  • Local/devolved governance support
  • Strengthening government capacity for relief and recovery planning
  • Coordination and implementation of economic recovery programmes
  • Improving the capacity for risk management at local level. 
MODULE 4: Disaster/Needs Assessment and Development of Recovery Networks
Introduction to Disaster and Needs Assessment
  • Introduction to damage, losses and needs assessment
  • How assessment and needs vary with time
  • Humanitarian principles and indicators  
  • Damage and needs assessment methodology
  • Linking damage assessment to recovery and reconstruction needs programming 
Development of Recovery Networks
  • Infrastructural improvements necessary for building back better communities
  • Community recovery committees and training
  • Enhancing individual, community and organizational preparedness
  • Establishment (and, role) of Community-Based Preparedness Committee 
Module 5: Introduction to Climate Change, Livelihood Analysis and Mapping
  • Introduction to climate, climate change and natural disasters
  • Climate change adaptation
  • Introduction to food security
  • The concept of food (in)security
  • The relationship between food security, gender and disaster management
  • Livelihood mapping- UNDP and FAO tools
  • Sustainable livelihood and livelihood diversification concept 
Module 6: Sustainable Development Strategies and Resilience Building
Designing Sustainable Development Strategies
  • Community needs assessments and costing tools
  • Monitoring development: setting of indicators
  • Goal-based partnerships
  • Strategic planning for disaster recovery 
Resilience Building
  • Economic diversification
  • Economic resilience
  • Proactive disaster risk management
  • Neighborhood revitalization




This training can be customized for your institution or delivered at your preferred location upon request. For training customization, contact us through
Email: info@
+234 (0) 8038 066705,
+234 (0) 9039055940
+254 707 053 111


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