Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Preferably have a working understanding of Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and/or Disaster Risk Management (DRM). Proficiency in English is required.
This fee includes the tuition fee, full board and lodging and all other course related costs. Travel costs are not included.
The course has several objectives, but mainly the aim is to enhance the capacity of stakeholders in development for adapting to changing climate-related hazards and improving resilience and disaste
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Regional Center for Asia (IIRR)
Course participants are expected to arrive one day before the start of the course. IIRR reserves the right to cancel the course one month before its schedule if the required quorum is not met. This will be immediately conveyed to the applicants.
Course fee covers meals and coffee breaks, double occupancy accomodation, course-related materials, field and agency visits, and airport transfers.
The course uses a participatory training approach. Short lectures are complemented by group exercises, case study analysis, plenary discussions and field visits to communities. The trainers are experienced IIRR professionals led by IIRR Asia’s Program Specialist for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Wilson Barbon. Professionals from Nepal will also co-facilitate the training program.
The Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR) approach builds people’s capacities to prevent and mitigate the impact of hazards of communities at risk.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office - IHE Institute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE)
Basic Knowledge of hydraulics and hydlorogy
It is possible to take part in the examination of this short course. If you obtain a passing mark for this examination and return to UNESCO-IHE within four years after completion of the short course to follow a full MSc programme, you will receive exemption for this short course/module. The costs for this exam are €250 extra and should be borne by yourself. Taking part in the examination is not compulsory.
This is a short course which gives an introduction in theory and practice of flood risk estimation and modeling of floods in urban areas.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)
Fee without accomodation: 2,775 USD
The 43rd Regional Training Course on Disaster Management will take place on 4-22 November 2013 in Bangkok.
AIT (Asian Institute of Technology) - School of Engineering and Technology + School of Environment
Overview QGIS, OpenEV, Open Layers Working with Raster, Vector Data Coordinates System & Project Properties, Query Builder & Digitizing, Raster Based Terrain Analysis,&n
SUPARCO - Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission
Basic understanding of Remote Sensing with some programming skills
PKR 25,000 (US $ 450 for foreign participants)
Oral or written examination
Basic understanding of remote sensing and some computer experience
Basic knowledge in GIS and some experience in basic GIS software
Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation (STDM) International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage (HIST)
UNESCO Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)
Conditions: early- and mid- career scientists, policy makers or managers of UNESCO-inscribed properties from developing countries with background of space technologies or disaster mitigation as an advantage; skills of fluent English communication required.
Those applicants who have been selected will be provided round-trip international airfares between their home countries and Sanya (economy class), and the local expenses such as board and lodging, field tour, local transportation, etc. during the Workshop.
In response to the needs of developing countries in disaster risk reduction, the CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation (STDM) in collaboration with the Internati
- The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) - The International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, University of Twente (ITC) - UNITARS Operational Satellite Applications Program (UNITAR-UNOSAT)
Participants must be fully conversant in English.
The standard course fee of US$3,175 covers the course tuition, training materials, accommodation with breakfast, meeting package, and study visits. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application, lunch and dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses. Participant who wish to seek own accommodation can choose an alternative course fee package B of US$2,275
The training will be held in Bangkok, Thailand. Exact venue to be confirmed at a later date.
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