The one hour training "Introduction to Risk Reduction" (IRR) for citizens aims to raise awareness on how to prepare one’s family for risks and contribute to citizens’ self-protection.
The Introduction to Risk Reduction is an one hour interactive activity with the aim to raise awareness for disaster preparedness amongst the population and to provide participants’ with an incentive to improve their self-protection and preparedness in their households. It consists of getting acquainted with the themes of disaster using photos, comparing the participants’ impressions with known definitions of disaster as well as tackling some of the basic issues of preparedness along six questions, such as: Are you aware of the risks in your community? or Do you have a self-protection plan for you and your family?
Within the project trainers have run approximately 30 IRRs.
The IRR includes several aspects: