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Philippines: Government develops disaster early warning system

Satellite image shows floods in the Philippines

The Department of Science and Technology of the Philippines has developed an early warning system in order to keep the public informed of possible storm surges floods or landslides.

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Thu, 06/02/2014 - 13:41

3rd Regional Training Course on End-to-End Multi Hazards Early Warning Systems

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 13/02/2014
Venue City: 
Basic Information
03/03/2014 - 07/03/2014
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Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center


Internationally experienced practitioners and experts from ADPC and other partner organizations will conduct and facilitate the EWS course.

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Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The course is aimed at senior level disaster managers and development workers, including officials of national and provincial governments, extension officers, defense forces, emergency services, staff of training institutes, institutions of public administration, national and international NGOs, IFRC/ICRC, UN agencies and the private sector.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Participants who have considerable measure of responsibilities in the area of disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery and disaster management policy will gain the most from the curriculum. Some early warning background is desirable, but not essential.

Training Tuition: 
2,000.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

The standard course fee of US$2,000 covers course tuition, training materials, single accommodation with breakfast (6 nights), two break refreshments & lunch (Monday-Friday) during the training, and study visits. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application, lunch on weekends, all dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

Participants who wish to seek own accomodation can choose an alternative course fee package of US$1575.

The course offers to build the capacity of professionals to design, manage, evaluate and undertake improvements in people centred end-to-end early warning systems for hydro-meteorological & geo


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Contribution of space-based technologies to existing and proposed Early Warning Systems

Moderator:       Douglas PATTIE (UNISDR-PPEW)


The development and usability of early warning systems contributes to the socio-economic devel