As part of IOM’s support to strengthening the capacities of the Government of Nigeria and humanitarian actors on displacement management, Capacity Building unit conducted two Training of Trainers on Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM).
The two batches of ToT were facilitated by Jennifer Kvernmo (IOM HQ/Global CCCM Cluster Trainer), Astrid Arne (NORCAP Secondee), and Ingrid Daba (IOM Maiduguri Capacity Building Officer). Kazi Made and Serah Thomas (IOM Maiduguri CCCM Trainers) joined the training team in Yola and Maiduguri respectively.
First batch of ToT was held on January 22-26 at City Green Hotel, Yola with 25 (9F, 17M) trainers from NEMA HQ, NEMA, SEMA from Adamawa, Bauchi, Taraba and Gombe, Center for Peace, DRC, NRC, and Red Cross. 30 January-3 February: Batch 2 was attended by 16 participants (12M,4F) from NEMA & SEMA (Borno and Yobe States), the Ministry of Women Affairs, the Ministry of Health, and IOM. Rafaelle Robelin and Brice Degla of the CCCM/Shelter/NFI Sector conducted the session on Coordination and Information Management.
The new trainers developed plan for CCCM transfer of knowledge in their respective AoR and created WhatsApp groups for support/updating and build a Community of Practice.
Similarly, as part of IOM Philippines project on the Mass Evacuation in Natural Disasters (MEND), an Urban Resilience Project for Vulnerable Communities in Metro Manila funded by ECHO, IOM Maiduguri Capacity Building Officer was invited to serve as lead trainer (with trainers from IOM Nepal and IOM Philippines) on the MEND/CCCM Training for Government Officials and Community Leaders. The training held on 12-16 March 2018 in Tagaytay, Philippines was attended by 64 participants from national lin/government agencies, city/municipality/barangay officials and I/NGOs. IOM Philippines CoM Kristin Dadey expressed her gratitude to the Chief of Missions of IOM Nigeria and IOM Nepal for the support.