Over financial year 2013-13, RedR UK trained 813 people in 5 locations throughout Pakistan. About 79% of the trainees were staff of a National NGO or International NGO. A further 9% of participants came from Pakistani local government departments to beneifit from RedR's expertise in disaster preparedness.
The vast majority (97%) of trainees were Pakistani nationals, meaning that RedR helped to directly build the capacity of aid workers to respond to disasters in the country.
Training courses and facilitation were consistently highly-rated:
Courses took place in Mirpur Khas (Sindh), Hyderabad, Peshawar, Muzzafarabad, Karachi, and Islamabad. Among the many local and international aid agencies and UN agencies whose work has been made more effective through RedR training in Pakistan were Save the Children, Muslim Aid, Oxfam, UNICEF, Asia Cooperation Dialogue, Pathfinder International.
The courses that we ran in Pakistan last year were centred around Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Disaster Management (DM). Our DRR/DM courses in 2012-13 included:
RedR also continued to conduct trainings in the core skills need by humanitarians in Pakistan:
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