disaster management

New Instrument on ISS to provide Imagery to Developing Nations

In January 2013, a new Earth-observing instrument was installed on the International Space Station (ISS): ISERV Pathfinder. The instrument consists of a commercial camera, a telescope, and a pointing system, all positioned to look through the Earth-facing window of ISS’s Destiny module.

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Mon, 04/03/2013 - 10:33

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Sun, 03/03/2013

University of West Indies conducts geo-training

At the St. Augustine campus of the University of West Indies, host of a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, more than 40 Caribbean data managers, IT specialists and software developers concluded this weekend a one-week advanced training in "GeoNode".

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Thu, 28/02/2013 - 11:49

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Mon, 02/25/2013

Aim and Scope of Disaster Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Course Summary:

Self study course

 

The topics of this course are:

Free tagging: 

Training Target Audience: 

Sudden- and slow onset disaster professionals, government personnel, representatives of private voluntary agencies, and other individuals interested in disaster management.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Additional Information: 

Students will earn 20 Professional Development Hours (PDH), 20 AIA Learning Units (LU) and 2 Continuing Education Units (CEU)

Event Organisers: 

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering professional development

Language of event: 

1

Aim and Scope of Disaster Management

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

Course Summary:

Self study course

General Information

Course information is subject to change.

Free tagging: 

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

N/A

Additional Information: 

Students will earn 20 Professional Development Hours (PDH), 20 AIA Learning Units (LU) and 2 Continuing Education Units (CEU)

Event Organisers: 

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering professional development

Co-organisers: 

N/A

Language of event: 

1

Ph.D in Disaster Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The broad aim of the program is to nurture professionals who can train researchers and take leadership in planning and implementation of national and international strategies and policies in the field of water-related risk management.

 

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Training Target Audience: 

The program examines and selects candidates who: – have motivation and capabilities for doctoral level work, and – will train experts in the field of water-related risk management after completion of this program. To be eligible for admission to the program, an applicant must have research or practical experiences more than one year in the field of water-related risk management in organizations including universities, or have written Master’s thesis related to water-related risk management.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

English Language Requirements:
TOEFL score: iBT 79 (PBT 550) / IELTS score: 6.0
or official documents that certify applicant’s undergraduate/graduate education was conducted in English.

Tuition Remarks: 

Scholarship under the JICA AUN/SEED-Net
Age Limit: Under 35 years of age as of October 1, 2013.
Eligible Countries: Applicants must be from AUN/SEED-Net Member Institutions of Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Event Organisers: 

National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

Co-organisers: 

International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM) Research Assistantship, Public Works Research Institute, Chulalongkorn University

Language of event: 

1

Master of Disaster Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The curriculum, with a research-based framework for

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Training Target Audience: 

The program is directed at a wide group of people working within areas related to disaster management both nationally and internationally

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

A relevant bachelor's or professional bachelor's degree and 2 years of relevant professional experience

Tuition Remarks: 

DKK 112,500 or DKK 150,000

Event Organisers: 

Copenhagen university

Co-organisers: 

Lund university

Language of event: 

1

Master of Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This programme provides anyone with a vocational or academic interest in risk, crisis and

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53

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-1

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

A first- or second-class honours degree or an acceptable equivalent professional qualification. Special consideration is given to applications from people with relevant work experience and knowledge.

Tuition Remarks: 

Home/EU: £8,445
International: £9,725
Discounted fee for students studying in eligible countries: £7,350

Additional Information: 

Master program is offered in March and September each year.
Duration of the degree is two years by distance learning, plus 3 optional study events.

Event Organisers: 

University of Leicester

Language of event: 

1

Training: Disaster Management

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

Overview

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Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

Participants have to be graduates in any discipline

Date: 

01/05/2013

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Venue: 

International Center for Emergency Preparedness Training (INTERCEPT)

Event Organisers: 

International Center for Emergency Preparedness Training (INTERCEPT)

Language of event: 

1

UN: Disaster Management paramount for post-2015 agenda

severity and economic losses of disasters continue to increase across the globe

As the frequency, severity and economic losses of disasters continue to increase across the globe,  the United Nations’ first-ever global champion for

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 26/02/2013 - 10:33

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Tue, 02/26/2013

USGS: Earthquakes will have higher impact

Earthquake Destruction in Pakistan

A new study by two USGS earthquake experts suggests that there will be more individual earthquakes with very large death tolls as well as more people dying during earthquakes than ever before.

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 21/02/2013 - 11:48
Thu, 02/21/2013

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