UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office (RSO) in Pakistan, SUPARCO, has elaborated the first booklet in a new series of publications on experiences and best practices for the application of space-based information in disaster risk reduction and emergency response by UN-SPIDER's RSOs.
New publication: Lessons Learnt from floods in Pakistan
The course is beneficial to the following:
-Government Officials responsible for disaster management policy and plans
IFRC/ICRC, international NGOs, NGOs involved in the areas of disaster risk reduction, response and recovery
-Staff from training institutes and other agencies responsible for knowledge dissemination on disaster risk reduction and management, as well as training of trainers
Persons involved in coordination of disaster management activities (e.g. including also the defense forces and emergency services)
-Staff of UN agencies
The content of the course concentrates on an Asia context with some references from other regions. However, both Asian and non-Asian participants are highly welcome. All representatives from the different regions, organizations and backgrounds are encouraged to interact, discuss, and make connections to ensure the greatest benefit is gained from attending the course. 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?:
10/11/2014 to 18/11/2014
SM Tower, 24th Floor 979/69 Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai Phayathai
The State of El Salvador has established in 2011 the Secretariat for Vulnerability Issues of the Presidency of El Salvador (SAV) with the mandate to implement actions necessary to prevent and eradicate vulnerability that the country faces with regards to natural and human-caused phenomena.
This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Societal interest in tornadoes has increased over the past few years largely due to the loss of life and catastrophic damages of recent events. In the United States the 2011 and 2013 tornado seasons were particularly bad for the large impacts on society.