National Disaster Management Unit (NDMU) has a function of Training and capacity building. The institution, in collaboration with stakeholders, has built capacity internally and externally in various fields related to Disaster Risk Management and Disaster Risk Reduction. Short courses offered by NDMU in collaboration with its stakeholders include:

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TITLE OF COURSE INSTITUTION IN WHICH IT IS OFFERED  DURATION  ROLE OF NDMU
1. Basic Incident Command System i.  International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC), HPSS

ii.  ICT Fire and Rescue School, Thika

One (1) week Provides trainers/facilitators
2. Advanced Incident Command System i.  International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC), HPSS

ii.  ICT Fire and Rescue School, Thika

One (1) week Provides trainers/facilitators
3. Disaster Risk Management International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC) Two (2) weeks Provides trainers/facilitators
4. Fireman One Course ICT Fire and Rescue Twelve (12) weeks Provides trainers/facilitators
5. Exercise Design Course International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC) Two (2) weeks Provides trainers/facilitators
6. Weapons Technical Intelligence (WTI) Course Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS) Four (4) weeks Provides trainers/facilitators
7. Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Course Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS) Four (4) weeks Provides trainers/facilitators
8. Computer Aided Management of Emergency Operations Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS) Two (2) weeks Provides trainers/facilitators
9. Chemical,  Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Awareness and Countermeasures Course EU Centre of Excellence, Louisiana University in collaboration with NDMU Two (2) weeks Provides trainers/facilitators
10. Conflict Resolution Course Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS) Four (4) weeks Provides trainers/facilitators