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Community-based DRR

10th national conference on earthquake engeneering

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Anchorage, Alaska
Basic Information
Date: 
21/07/2014 - 25/07/2014
Venue Country: 
United States of America
Event Organisers: 

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute

Language of event: 
English

The Tenth U.S.

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61.2181
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-149.9

Facilitating community managed disaster risk reduction

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Diredawa
Basic Information
Date: 
10/06/2014 - 20/06/2014
Venue Country: 
Ethiopia
Event Organisers: 

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction 

Language of event: 
English

The global climate system is undergoing constant change leading to

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9.60087
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41.8501

Building earthquake resilience through technology

Basic Information
Date: 
20/05/2014
Venue Country: 
United States of America
Event Organisers: 

Emergency Visions

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Web-based Training Event
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Additional Information: 

Time: 2PM ET / 11AM PT

As we approach the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake,

5th Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM 2014)

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sun, 31/08/2014
Venue City: 
London, Ontario
Basic Information
Date: 
30/10/2014 - 01/11/2014
Venue: 
Western University
Venue Country: 
Canada
Event Organisers: 

Integrated Disaster Risk Management Society (IDRiM)

Language of event: 
English

The theme of the conference is "Building Disaster Resilient C

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42.9869
longitude: 
-81.2432

8th International conference on community based adaptation

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Kathmandu
Basic Information
Date: 
24/04/2014 - 30/04/2014
Venue Country: 
Nepal
Event Organisers: 

International Institute for Environment and Development

Language of event: 
English

An international conference in Nepal next month a

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27.7
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85.3333

Online certificate course on mainstreaming gender into community based disaster risk management

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 31/03/2014
Basic Information
Date: 
02/04/2014 - 23/05/2014
Venue Country: 
Nigeria
Event Organisers: 

Human Rights and Justice Group International (HRJGI)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Web-based Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
This course aims at project staff, advisers, volunteers, women activist, humanitarian workers, disaster risk managers, gender desk officers and consultants, involved in facilitating integration of non discriminatory behaviour and equality between men and women. Candidates should have a good written command of English language and good competence and comfort with computer and internet use.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

This is an online course, so you'll need to have a computer with an Internet connection, and you'll need a web-browser (you can use IE or FireFox). All the course materials you'll need to complete this course are provided in the course modules. You will not need to purchase any additional materials, resources, or books. You will also have the opportunity of experiencing the best online training platform.

Tuition Remarks: 

US$300. There is a limited amount of partial scholarships available for this course for applicants from developing countries, based on financial need.

The Hyogo Framework for Action, the global roadmap for disaster ri

Natural Disaster awareness for community leaders

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Southhampton, New York
Basic Information
Date: 
28/02/2014
Venue Country: 
United States of America
Event Organisers: 

National Disaster Training Preparedness Center (NDPTC)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
This course is intended for traditional community leaders, religious organizations, the business community, civic groups, elected leaders, emergency managers, and first responders.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

Community leaders have the responsibility and opportunity to enhance their

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40.8843
longitude: 
-72.3895

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