International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through
health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
1. Scope of Work
The consultant will be expected to conduct a four days actual training session on Disaster Assessment specific to the following tasks:
1. Identify, collect, consult with subject experts and review information gathered through reports, reference books, and other sources of literatures
2. Develop, contextualize and/or adapt existing participatory tools and methodologies, based on information
3. Develop a training curriculum on participatory community based hazard mapping and assessment. Curriculum should include 1-) Assessment ?disaster profiling, focus group, structure and semi-structured interviews, discussion, stake holders analysis; 2-) types of multiple hazards, and its geographical distribution subject to season and space, physical exposure (elements at risk), identification of safer location, safer routes for emergency evacuations, hazard ranking matrix (proportional piling)
4. Explain relationship between hazard, vulnerability, capacity and risk using Ven Diagram, seasonal calendar,
5. Conduct participatory hazard assessment and mapping skill development training for a batch of 30 participants (Facilitate training (learning by doing for 30 participants )
6. Aware about participants with hazard specific early warning signs and signal
7. Create teams from trained participants for further imparting training to community volunteers.
8. Facilitate community based hazard mapping and assessments (1 day field visit of a village if security allows)
9. Finalization of training report
10. Consultant/s must ensure have pre and post training forms properly filled out by training participants.
11. Ensure trainings are delivered by consultant/s in full compliance with session plans as well as training material is fully explained to ensure that training participants have understood what was shared with them.
12. Consultant/s should ensure that peer/horizontal learning as well benefiting from local wisdom, examples and lessons learnt is encouraged in trainings.
13. Consultant/s strictly follows and honor principle understanding developed with you and reflected in this document of TORs.
Personnel Qualifications (Special training/experience required) provide 6-7 requirements:
14. At least 3 years of relevant work experience in capacity building of national and international organizations.
15. Subject specific experience and higher education at least masters degree in disaster management or emergency management or social sciences or earth sciences or environmental sciences (Curriculum Vitae of the team members should be annexed with the proposals).
16. Willingness and physical fitness to work in conflict environment.
17. Ability to work in traditional, and remote social system
18. Good communication, report-writing and presentation/training/data analysis skills
19. Understanding of and practical experience with community participatory approaches (where applicable)
20. Exposure to related field activities
21. Experience with working in a team or as an individual with community
To officially begin the application process, please visit our website at http://www.internationalmedicalcorps.org and go to our “Careers” page. Find your desired position, click on the position title and complete the application at the bottom of the job description.
Contact: International Medical Corps
International Medical Corps
1313 L Street, NW
Washington, DC., DC, United States 20005
Phone: +1(202)828-5155 Fax: +1(202)828-5156 Email: International Medical Corps Website: http://www.internationalmedicalcorps.org
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