Risk Identification & Assessment

ICT for Disaster Response

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This five (5) days training course explores how new information-, communication- and mapping technologies can be practically used to respond to disasters, augment situational awareness, improve relief coordination and much more. This course looks at a variety of real world examples from organizations working in the field and analyzes some of the key challenges related to access, implementation, scale, and verification that these new technologies can present. 

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-1

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37

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Date: 

28/09/2015 to 02/10/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 21/09/2015

Venue: 

IRES Training Centre, Njema Court, R2 Rhapta Road

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Venue Country: 

  • Kenya

Event Organisers: 

Indepth Research Services (IRES)

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Language of event: 

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Training Course on Emergency Planning Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This course blends academic study with experiential learning of best practice to teach you about disaster

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-1

longitude: 

37

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

10/08/2015 to 14/08/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 03/08/2015

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Venue: 

IRES Training Centre (Njema Court)

Venue Country: 

  • Kenya

Language of event: 

1

Training Course on the Use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Disaster Risk Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Disaster risk information is spatial in nature and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) play an important role in disaster risk management. Rapid population growth and urbanization combined with extreme climatic events are causing a rapid increase in of communities exposed to hazardous events. 

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-1

longitude: 

37

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

08/06/2015 to 12/06/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 01/06/2015

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Venue Country: 

  • Kenya

Language of event: 

1

Training Course on Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Disaster risk reduction (DRR) skills are fundamental to the process of increasing awareness on natural hazards and disaster risk reduction to key stakeholders with knowledge on disaster management to empower the actors to support their organizations in developing disaster resilient programs and projects. 

latitude: 

-1

longitude: 

37

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

08/06/2015 to 12/06/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 01/06/2015

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Venue Country: 

  • Kenya

Language of event: 

1

Course on Disaster Risk Reduction II

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This programme addresses the challenges of assessing hazards, and resilience and maximizing community engagement to transform information gathered into a professional plan aligned with Government and other agencies.

latitude: 

7

longitude: 

80

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

02/11/2015 to 04/11/2015

Venue City: 

Colombo

Venue Country: 

  • Sri Lanka

Event Organisers: 

MDF Training and Consultancy (MDF)

Co-organisers: 

MDF Training and Consultancy (MDF)

Language of event: 

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Philippines announces US$11 million fund for disaster maps

Disaster Map, Philippines (Image: CalamityDisasterWatch)

The Philippines will spend US$11 million to produce maps as part of a US$489 million

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 12/02/2015 - 08:48

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15

longitude: 

121
Thu, 02/12/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

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3rd European Conference on Flood Risk Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Floods cause distress and damage wherever they happen and flooding from rivers, estuaries and the sea threatens many millions of people in Europe. Insurance losses from flooding have increased significantly since 1990 and flood management in Europe is changing with a move from flood protection and defence to comprehensive flood risk management.

latitude: 

46

longitude: 

5

Date: 

16/10/2016 to 21/10/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 06/02/2015

Venue: 

Centre des Congrès

Venue City: 

Lyon

Venue Country: 

  • France

Event Organisers: 

Deltares

Co-organisers: 

HR Wallingford, irstea

Language of event: 

1

Experts stress importance of science and technology for disaster risk reduction

Experts stressed the importance of technology, such as Earth Observation, for disaster risk reduction

“Post-2015, we need more research and more focus on how risk is generated, and how risk can be prevented and reduced by decisions and measures requiring social as well as political action.

English

Publishing Date: 

Fri, 06/02/2015 - 08:17

latitude: 

36

longitude: 

140
Fri, 02/06/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Course on Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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In a world where both natural and man-made disasters are affecting us with alarming

latitude: 

25

longitude: 

55

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

25/05/2015 to 27/05/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 15/05/2015

Venue: 

MDF Asia training centre

Venue City: 

Dubai

Event Organisers: 

MDF Training and Consultancy (MDF)

Language of event: 

1

45th Regional Training Course on Disaster Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Course objectives

By completing the course, participants should gain a sound grasp of disaster risk management processes and be able to apply this knowledge to:

- Discuss basic concepts, terminology and models of disaster risk management
- Identify and assess disaster risks using a risk management approach
- Plan and develop effective strategies and systems for disaster risk reduction

latitude: 

0

longitude: 

0

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

09/11/2015 to 27/11/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/01/2015

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 

1

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