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RCMRD assessed the effects of drought to Ndakaini Dam in Kenya using Space Technology

Image courtesy of RCMRD

The problem of drought has been worsening in Kenya since last year and it has been declared a national disaster by the Kenyan president on 10 February 2017. The country has felt the effects of drought in many ways, ranging from crop failure, wildlife and herdsmen conflicts, people in need of food to water rationing.

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Review: Forum of the Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (MESA)

Prof. Judi Wakhungu shared her experience with the project at this year's MESA Forum in Nairobi (Image: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung).

In this year’s Forum of the Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (MESA) from 31st August – 4th September 2015 in Kenya, participants discussed the use of

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ICT for Disaster Response

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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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28/09/2015 to 02/10/2015

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Mon, 21/09/2015

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IRES Training Centre, Njema Court, R2 Rhapta Road

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Nairobi

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  • Kenya

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Indepth Research Services (IRES)

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

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There is a great need to utilize disaster risk information in planning for effective coping mechanisms of disaster risk reduction. For this, there is a significant need to create awareness among the disaster management professionals regarding the importance of GIS and Remote Sensing.

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07/09/2015 to 11/09/2015

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Mon, 31/08/2015

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IRES Training Centre (Njema Court, Rhapta Road)

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Nairobi

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  • Kenya

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Training Course on Early Warning Systems

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The training is aimed at helping participants and their respective organizations to design and implement Early Warning Systems (EWS). The course will help participants develop an EWS and risk management plans tailored to the needs of their respective organizations.

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24/08/2015 to 28/08/2015

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Mon, 17/08/2015

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IRES Training Centre (Njema Court, Rhapta Road)

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Nairobi

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Training Course on Emergency Planning Management

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This course blends academic study with experiential learning of best practice to teach you about disaster

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10/08/2015 to 14/08/2015

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Mon, 03/08/2015

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Nairobi

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IRES Training Centre (Njema Court)

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  • Kenya

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Training Course on Disaster Risk Reduction

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The workshop offers intensive training that will cover the fundamental concepts and tools for DRR.

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Nairobi

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IRES Training Centre (Njema Court, Rhapta Road)

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RCMRD: Stakeholder Workshop on the Use of MODIS Data for Early Warning

Group photo of the workshop's participants (Image: RCMRD)

On Thursday June 4th a one-day workshop on the “Use of Modis

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

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Disaster risk information is spatial in nature and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) play an important role in disaster risk management.

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08/06/2015 to 12/06/2015

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Mon, 01/06/2015

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Nairobi

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  • Kenya

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Training Course on Disaster Risk Reduction

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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. 

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