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Training: Building Resilient Communities - Community-Managed Disaster Risk Reduction

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 19/04/2014
Venue City: 
Kathmandu
Basic Information
Date: 
21/05/2014 - 30/05/2014
Venue: 
Hotel Heritage in Bhaktapur Cultural City
Venue Country: 
Nepal
Event Organisers: 

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Regional Center for Asia (IIRR)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
Senior managers, development planners, facilitators, trainers, resource persons, and mentors who will benefit from learning the hows and ways forward in CMDRR.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

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.

Training Tuition: 
1,800.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

Course fee covers meals and coffee breaks, double occupancy accomodation, course-related materials, field and agency visits, and airport transfers.

Additional Information: 

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.

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27.7
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85.3333

Urban Flood Management and Disaster Risk Mitigation

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 21/03/2014
Basic Information
Date: 
21/04/2014 - 09/05/2014
Venue Country: 
The Netherlands
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office - IHE Institute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
Professionals active in the urban water sector
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Requirements: 

Basic Knowledge of hydraulics and hydlorogy

Training Tuition: 
2,700.00 EUR
Additional Information: 

Examination

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.

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52.1326
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5.29127

43rd Regional Training Course on Disaster Management

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 18/10/2013
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
04/11/2013 - 22/11/2013
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
Government officials engaged in disaster management policy and plans formulation and implementation, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) / International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), international and ocal Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), NGOs involved in the areas of disaster risk reduction, staff from training institutes and other agencies responsible for knowledge dissemination on disaster risk reduction and management, and persons involved in coordination of disaster management activities, staffs of UN agencies
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
4,150.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

Including accomodation.

Fee without accomodation: 2,775 USD

The 43rd Regional Training Course on Disaster Management will take place on 4-22 November 2013 in Bangkok.

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13.7279
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100.524

Open Source GIS

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Basic Information
Venue: 
Asian Institute of Technology
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

AIT (Asian Institute of Technology) - School of Engineering and Technology + School of Environment

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
This hands-on course is intended for geographic and satellite data analysis professionals involved with the collection, interpretation, and presentation of spatially related data.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
800.00 USD

Overview QGIS, OpenEV, Open Layers Working with Raster, Vector Data Coordinates System & Project Properties, Query Builder & Digitizing, Raster Based Terrain Analysis,&n

Advanced Training in Remote Sensing and GIS

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 14/02/2014
Venue City: 
Karachi
Basic Information
Date: 
14/04/2014 - 25/04/2014
Venue: 
National Centre for Remote Sensing and Geo-Informatics (NCRG) SUPARCO Headquarters
Venue Country: 
Pakistan
Event Organisers: 

SUPARCO - Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Basic understanding of Remote Sensing with some programming skills

Training Tuition: 
450.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

PKR 25,000 (US $ 450 for foreign participants)

Additional Information: 

Assessment

Oral or written examination

Objectives

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24.8934
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67.0281

Digital Image Processing using ERDAS Imagine

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Wed, 20/11/2013
Venue City: 
Karachi
Basic Information
Date: 
20/01/2014 - 24/01/2014
Venue: 
National Centre for Remote Sensing and Geo-Informatics (NCRG) SUPARCO Headquarters
Venue Country: 
Pakistan
Event Organisers: 

SUPARCO - Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Basic understanding of remote sensing and some computer experience

Training Tuition: 
250.00 USD
Additional Information: 

Assessment

Oral or written examination

Objectives

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24.8934
longitude: 
67.0281

Spatial Decision Support Systems

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Wed, 25/09/2013
Venue City: 
Karachi
Basic Information
Date: 
25/11/2013 - 29/11/2013
Venue: 
National Centre for Remote Sensing and Geo-Informatics (NCRG) SUPARCO Headquarters,
Venue Country: 
Pakistan
Event Organisers: 

SUPARCO - Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Basic knowledge in GIS and some experience in basic GIS software

Training Tuition: 
250.00 USD

Objectives

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24.8934
longitude: 
67.0281

Training Workshop on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Tue, 10/09/2013
Venue City: 
Sanya (Hainan)
Basic Information
Date: 
11/11/2013 - 22/11/2013
Venue Country: 
China P. Rep.
Event Organisers: 

Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation (STDM) International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage (HIST)

Co-organisers: 

UNESCO Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The training workshop will bring together early- and mid-career scientists from developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America wishing to increasescientific knowledge of disaster mitigation and space technology. The policy makers and managers from developing countries are also welcome to apply for participating in the workshop. As the number is limited to 20 people, only those who are qualified can be selected as formal participants. Female applicants will be given priority.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Requirements: 

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.

Additional Information: 

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

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18.2528
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109.512

9th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 20/09/2013
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
21/10/2013 - 01/11/2013
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Co-organisers: 

- 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)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The course is open to all participants who are working or will be working in the organizations where spatial information is used or considered to be used for the purpose of disaster risk management, disaster management, or disaster risk reduction. There is no prerequisite GIS knowledge for participant who is interested in this course. The course welcome participants from all geographic areas, however the class size is limited to 30 persons. ADPC accepts nomination on a first come, first served basis provided the applicant meets the course requirement.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Participants must be fully conversant in English.

Training Tuition: 
3,175.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

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

Additional Information: 

The training will be held in Bangkok, Thailand. Exact venue to be confirmed at a later date.

COURSE OVERVIEW:

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13.7279
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100.524

5th International Training Course on Climate Risk Management in a Changing Environment

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
19/08/2013 - 28/08/2013
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The “International Training Course on Climate Risk Management (CRM-05)” offers a unique and timely opportunity for development and disaster risk reduction practitioners from: The Government, international organizations, UN agencies, NGOs, civil society organizations, private sectors and others to enhance knowledge, expertise and skills on Climate Risk Management enabling them to face this challenge.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Requirements: 

All teaching and reference materials are in English. Participants must be fully conversant in English. Participants are asked to participate fully in all of the above course activities. Certificates will only be awarded to participants who complete all course requirements.

Training Tuition: 
2,825.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

The standard course fee of US$2,825 covers course tuition, training materials, single accommodation with breakfast (11 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 accommodation can choose an alternative course fee package B of US$2,075

COURSE BACKGROUND & PURPOSE