emergency preparedness

Scientific data helps create seismic hazard maps

Fault lines in Los Angeles region , showing possible high risk seismic zones

The newly created Southern California Earthquake Center has build up a data base of the region’s seismographic nature in hope to prevent devastating events like in the 1989 San Francisco 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake through better risk assessment.


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Fri, 17/01/2014 - 14:30




Fri, 01/17/2014

3rd Regional Training Course on End-to-End Multi Hazards Early Warning Systems

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis

The course offers to build the capacity of professionals to design, manage, evaluate and undertake improvements in people centred end-to-end early warning systems for hydro-meteorological & geological hazards and extreme events associated with





Training Target Audience: 

The course is aimed at senior level disaster managers and development workers, including officials of national and provincial governments, extension officers, defense forces, emergency services, staff of training institutes, institutions of public administration, national and international NGOs, IFRC/ICRC, UN agencies and the private sector.

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Training Requirements: 

Participants who have considerable measure of responsibilities in the area of disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery and disaster management policy will gain the most from the curriculum. Some early warning background is desirable, but not essential.

Tuition Remarks: 

The standard course fee of US$2,000 covers course tuition, training materials, single accommodation with breakfast (6 nights), two break refreshments & lunch (Monday-Friday) during the training, and study visits. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application, lunch on weekends, all dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

Participants who wish to seek own accomodation can choose an alternative course fee package of US$1575.


03/03/2014 to 07/03/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 13/02/2014

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Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center


Internationally experienced practitioners and experts from ADPC and other partner organizations will conduct and facilitate the EWS course.

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