On June 24, 2020, the GCF Project Management Unit on Climate Change in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program and the Component Project Management Board of Quang Binh Province organized a training of trainer course (TOT) on Community-based natural disaster risk management - climate change in Quang Binh province.
This activity is carried out within the framework of the project "Improving the resilience of vulnerable coastal communities to climate change related impacts in Viet Nam" (GCF Project Resilience to Climate Change) ) funded by the Green Climate Fund through the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
Participating in the TOT were representatives of agencies related to disaster prevention in Quang Binh province such as Quang Binh Standing Office of Disaster Prevention of Quang Binh Province, Quang Binh Department of Irrigation, Provincial Women's Union, Provincial Red Cross, and representatives of communes in Quang Trach, Bo Trach and Dong Hoi cities.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Mr. Do Manh Hung, Project Manager stated that the objective of the TOT is to implement the work plan under Component 3 of the GCF project in 2020 in Quang Binh province, unifying the responsibilities of related parties; update knowledge on climate change, community-based disaster risk management and climate change, incorporating contents of safe houses and mangrove restoration for provincial officials ; unifying and guiding the process of integrating and integrating natural disasters and climate change into socio-economic development planning and integrated communication activities, and at the same time unifying the training and evaluation plan of community-based disaster risk management - climate change for communes in Quang Binh.
The TOT will be held in 3 days from June 24-26, 2020. After the provincial training class, the GCF project will expand the training activities to 20 communes in Quang Binh province, expected to start from August 2020.