Training Event

6th international training course on climate risk management in a changing environment

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

Understanding the science of climate change and potential interventions and their integration into development policies and practices has become a challenge for development and

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Training Target Audience: 

The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center invites practitioners from: Government policy makers and development practitioners representing planning agencies, local authorities, land use planning offices, disaster risk management agencies, climate change secretariats or offices attached to national level ministries or sub-national government authorities UN development and environmental agencies, international organizations such as Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies, donor agencies and NGOs working on climate risk management, climate change adaptation, disaster risk management or green development programs Academe such as Universities, research institutes or training institutes on climate risk management, climate change adaptation and disaster risk management Private sector such as insurance and construction industries Media and charity & faith based organizations working on climate change adaptation, climate risk management or disaster risk management

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

01/09/2014 to 10/09/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 19/07/2014

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 

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9th international course on earthquake vulnerability reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The Earthquake Vulnerability Reduction Course (EVRC) has been designed to achieve the goal of supporting the creation of earthquake resilient society.

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14

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101

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

21/04/2014 to 30/04/2014

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Venue: 

Bangkok

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 

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Managing Risk in the Face of Climate Change

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

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

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101

Training Target Audience: 

This training programme is designed for managers, policy makers, specialists and researchers who are professionally involved in the management of risks and climate change. They may work in public and civic society sectors, for universities, national research or development programmes, for government organisations or NGOs.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

Preferably have a working understanding of Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and/or Disaster Risk Management (DRM). Proficiency in English is required.

Tuition Remarks: 

This fee includes the tuition fee, full board and lodging and all other course related costs. Travel costs are not included.

Date: 

09/12/2013 to 20/12/2013

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Venue: 

Swissotel

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Language of event: 

1

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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The Community Managed

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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?: 

0

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.

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.

Date: 

21/05/2014 to 30/05/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 19/04/2014

Venue: 

Hotel Heritage in Bhaktapur Cultural City

Venue City: 

Kathmandu

Event Organisers: 

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

Language of event: 

1

Urban Flood Management and Disaster Risk Mitigation

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

This is a short course which gives an introduction in theory and practice of flood risk estimation and modeling of floods in urban areas. Participants will be familiar with planning, design, operation and maintenance of urban drainage systems. Pre-requisites are a basic knowledge of hydraulics and

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Training Target Audience: 

Professionals active in the urban water sector

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

Basic Knowledge of hydraulics and hydlorogy

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.

Date: 

21/04/2014 to 09/05/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 21/03/2014

Event Organisers: 

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

Language of event: 

1

43rd Regional Training Course on Disaster Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The 43rd Regional Training Course on

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14

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101

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?: 

0

Tuition Remarks: 

Including accomodation.

Fee without accomodation: 2,775 USD

Date: 

04/11/2013 to 22/11/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 18/10/2013

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 

1

Open Source GIS

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

Overview QGIS, OpenEV, Open Layers Working with Raster, Vector Data Coordinates System & Project Properties, Query Builder & Digitizing, Raster Based Terrain Analysis, Geoprocessing Tools, Interpolation & Thematic Map, Image Composition & Calculator, Filtering & Enhancement, Map Publishing using Open Layers,

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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?: 

0

Venue: 

Asian Institute of Technology

Event Organisers: 

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

Language of event: 

1

Advanced Training in Remote Sensing and GIS

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

Objectives

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25

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67

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

Basic understanding of Remote Sensing with some programming skills

Tuition Remarks: 

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

Additional Information: 

Assessment

Oral or written examination

Date: 

14/04/2014 to 25/04/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 14/02/2014

Venue City: 

Karachi

Venue: 

National Centre for Remote Sensing and Geo-Informatics (NCRG) SUPARCO Headquarters

Event Organisers: 

SUPARCO - Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission

Language of event: 

1

Digital Image Processing using ERDAS Imagine

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

Objectives

latitude: 

25

longitude: 

67

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

Basic understanding of remote sensing and some computer experience

Additional Information: 

Assessment

Oral or written examination

Date: 

20/01/2014 to 24/01/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 20/11/2013

Venue: 

National Centre for Remote Sensing and Geo-Informatics (NCRG) SUPARCO Headquarters

Venue City: 

Karachi

Event Organisers: 

SUPARCO - Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission

Language of event: 

1

Spatial Decision Support Systems

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

Objectives

latitude: 

25

longitude: 

67

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

Basic knowledge in GIS and some experience in basic GIS software

Date: 

25/11/2013 to 29/11/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 25/09/2013

Venue City: 

Karachi

Venue: 

National Centre for Remote Sensing and Geo-Informatics (NCRG) SUPARCO Headquarters,

Event Organisers: 

SUPARCO - Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission

Language of event: 

1

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