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Development of Climate Risk Register for Communities

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Development of Climate Risk Register for Communities

A Climate Change register highlights climate risks that have the highest likelihood and potential to have a significant impact on local communities resulting in wide-scale disruption. Community risk register identifies the risks that have the highest likelihood of happening in a community. Being aware of these and the consequences of these incidents will help communities to be prepared should such an incident occur.

Importance of climate risk register for communities
1. It is a disaster risk reduction approach that helps to conduct an effective disaster response.
2. Helps us identify and map local capacities to cope with climate change risk.
3. Ensures that communities have an accurate understanding of the risks they face and to provide a sound foundation for planning. Ultimately,
4. It also ensures that our emergency response does no harm by replacing or reinstating critical vulnerabilities.

Objectives of the Consultancy
The main objective of this consultancy to engage the technical expertise of the consultant to;
i. To facilitate the training of trainers (ToT) of Project field staff on community climate change risk management including;
a. How to facilitate the development of community Climate Change Risk Registers
b. To build the capacities of the Project team to be able to effectively increase climate change knowledge, awareness, and preparedness at the community and LGA levels
c. To support project team to build the capacity of communities to effectively manage disaster planning and emergency response in an anticipatory manner
d. To support the project team to help communities to develop Climate Change Risk Registers as tools for Disaster Risk Reduction.
ii. To develop and share relevant materials that will help in delivering and development of comprehensive community climate risk registers (CRR) including;
a. Community climate risk management training manual
b. Comprehensive community climate risk register tool/template
c. facilitation guide for supporting the community in developing a comprehensive climate risk register.
d. Any other relevant tool
iii. To support the project team in carrying out community-level engagements.