Section A > Objectives of Training

Objectives of Training

Core Objectives

  • Understand the need for an integrated approach to disaster risk management for cultural heritage in urban areas.
  • Undertake integrated disaster risk assessment and build systems for disaster risk management of cultural heritage; incorporating various measures aimed at reducing disaster risks, responding to disasters and recovering from them.
  • Formulate disaster risk management plans for cultural heritage that correspond to urban and regional planning and disaster management systems.
  • Implement, monitor and update disaster risk management plans and collaborate with the local community and other stakeholders at each stage of the disaster risk management process.

Additional Objectives

As a result of the training courses, other initiatives in the fields of disaster risk management and cultural heritage can be supplemented. These could potentially include:

  • Establishing new networks and supplementing existing international scientific networks for risk management of cultural heritage in order to build institutional capacity across the world.
  • Highlighting specific issues of disaster risk pertaining to a geographical and cultural context and including the training courses as a part of a greater exercise in building awareness amongst local stakeholders and the community.
Understanding the risks to heritage and the various approaches involved in addressing these risks forms the core of the International Training Course series.

Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage organised by Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management, Gandhinagar, in cooperation with R-DMUCH, February 2014