November 8, 2021
Foundation for Disaster Forum (popularly known as Disaster Forum) is a Dhaka based National Disaster Preparedness Network of seventy humanitarian and development agencies, research institutions, government departments and independent activists who are working on various disaster and environmental issues with special focus on preparedness and community based Disaster Risk Reduction. Since 1994, Disaster Forum is working for ensuring the accountability of the humanitarian and development agencies and to promote the rights of all vulnerable groups. Promoting alternative perspectives on Disaster Mitigation against the prevalent dominant perspective is the prime objective of Disaster Forum.
Disaster Forum is well recognized among the humanitarian and development community disseminating Sphere Standards in Bangladesh and South Asia. Disaster Forum translated all the versions of Sphere Handbook in Bangla in 2003, 2008, 2011 and 2018 (ongoing) and conducted a series of Sphere training and orientation focused on enhancing skills of humanitarian workers to apply Sphere standards through capacity building events as well as knowledge sharing.
Foundation for Disaster Forum together with Aktion Deutschland Hilft and German humanitarian Assistance, is going to organize 5-days face to face Sphere-Training from December 05 to 09, 2021, in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.
The aim of the training is to develop capacity of field practitioners and mid-level managers in implementation of Sphere, which will enable them to deliver humanitarian interventions with quality and also contribute to ensure the accountability.
Training language: Bangla
Maximum number of participants: 25
The training is free of charge for all participants. Participants who need accommodation (incl. breakfast and dinner) at Cox’s Bazar could be organised upon the request of the respective organizations. Relevant training materials and Food (lunch & coffee breaks) will be provided during the training. Participants have to organize their travel to the venue by 6.00 pm of 4th December (Saturday) 2021.
The application form can be accessed via the following link:
November 8, 2021