iiiAcknowledgementsThis module is the outcome of a team work and support from many persons and agencies.We are thankful to the NDMA and DoPT, Government of India for entrusting us with this taskand providing the overall guidance, motivating us and extending support in many ways. Weare grateful to them for this.We owe a special debt of gratitude to Dr. Satendra, IFS, Executive Director, NIDM and Shri P.G.Dhar Chakrabarti, IAS, former ED, NIDM not only for nominating me as the Anchor person, butalso for the encouragement and support throughout the work. Dr.Santosh Kumar, Professor,Policy Planning and Cross Cutting Issues, NIDM, Dr. Chandan Ghosh, Professor & Head of GRMDivision, Dr. Anandha Kumar, Associate Professor & Head of HYMET Division and the othermembers of the HYMET Division of NIDM, have brought their knowledge and the practicalexperience of conducting flood training programmes in the Institute. We have had severalrounds of discussions before finalizing the module. An earlier draft of the module wasvalidated in many off campus flood training programmes conducted by NIDM in collaborationat various ATIs during 2004-2011. Many experts made contributions in the design of module.We would like to thank all of them, particularly faculties of ATIs for their support andsuggestions. We had also sent the content of this module to many experts of CentralWater Commission, New Delhi for their comments. Prof. V.K. Sharma, Chairman, Policy &Planning and Environment, IIPA, New Delhi and Shri M.P. Singh, Director, CWC, New Delhihad discussed various issues related to flood risk management particularly preparednessaspects with me in detail and suggested some comments to improve the quality of themodule, I am thankful to them. However, I take the responsibility for any inadequacy inthe module.At last but not the least, I thank to my colleagues and members of printing committeeof NIDM for their time to time valuable discussion and suggestions.AuthorDated: 11.06.2012A.D. KaushikFlood Risk Mitigation and Management : A Training of Trainers (ToT) Module
ivMODULE USER’S GUIDEWho shall use the module?This shall be used or guided by a person who has already undergone the trainingor involved in conducting training programmes. However, the module is selfexplanatoryand complete, so that a new person can also use it effectively. Theunder mentioned organizations/ people are the potential users of the module:• Disaster Management Centres located in State Administrative TrainingInstitutes (ATIs), State Institute of Rural Development (SIRDs) and othertraining institutes at regional and district levels in the above-mentioneddepartments• People working in NGOs/CBOs and social organizations• Volunteers in NCC, NYKS, NSS• NDRF and first responders teamsFlood Risk Mitigation and Management : A Training of Trainers (ToT) ModuleHOW TO USE MODULE?The design brief – an introductory chapter of this module will provide the usersthe objectives of the module, target group, basic structure and emphasis of themodule, methodologies and other concerned informations to module.The chapter on pre and post training assessments will guide on how to carryout evaluation assessment of the training programme with the sets of subjectconcerned questionnaires to be used and other necessary details by trainees.The technical sessions of the training initiate from then onwards as per thecontents of sub-modules i.e. learning units and would be done in an elaboratemanner during each session with proper facilitating guidelines.The session wise contents will be provided and the trainers can proceed daywise as per the suggested programme schedule given in Annexures.Albeit, the sub-modules such as inauguration, valediction, recapitulization,feedback, etc. do not describe the total duration of a sub-module. It is reflectedin the suggested programme schedule. The purpose of doing so is to providelittle flexibility to the trainers to arrange or plan the sessions daily as per theirconvenience or institute’s protocol.Trainers GuideThe trainer or facilitator or the programme director may find the following tipsuseful for conducting the programme smoothly.