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23rd Regional Training Course on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction in a Changing Climate

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
28/07/2014 - 08/08/2014
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
CBDRR is a specialized course catering to the competency and knowledge needs of operation level practitioners who are or would be involved in the design and implementation of CBDRR projects and programs in their organizations. The course is open for participants from various sectors including, local government departments, NGOs, INGOs, UN, IFRC, national emergency response agencies and private sector. Participants from policy and senior management levels of government, UN, donor organizations and INGOs are welcome if they are interested to learn about how CBDRR is operationalized. As course participants come from a diverse range of countries and organizations, and the class size is limited to 30 persons, ADPC accepts nominations from Asia and the Pacific on a first come, first served basis, provided that the applicant meets the course requirements. A limited number of participants from other regions will also be accepted, on a case by case and "first come first served" basis.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Tuition Remarks: 

Package A with accommodation: US$3,175
Package B without accommodation: US$2,275

 

 

The standard course fee of US$3,175 covers course tuition, training materials, single accommodation with breakfast (13 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 accommodation can choose an alternative course fee package B of US$2,275

Additional Information: 

Interested persons can apply as individuals although preference will be given to those sponsored by the organizations. The application can be submitted online on ADPC website. For offline application, the completely filled application form should be submitted ADPC through email, fax or postal mail. The application form is available for download above. Pre-course information will be sent participants once they are accepted to the course.

COURSE CONTENT

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World Conference on Disaster Management

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Toronto
Basic Information
Date: 
15/06/2014 - 18/06/2014
Venue: 
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Venue Country: 
Canada
Event Organisers: 

Business Continuity Institute Canada Chapter

DRI Canada

Disaster Recovery Information Exchange Toronto Chapter

International Association of Emergency Managers 

Ontario Association of Emergency Managers

Language of event: 
English

The World Conference on Disaster Management is an international event on disaster and emergency management taking place from 15 to 18 June 2014 in Toronto, Canada.

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US National Drought Mitigation Center

The National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) helps people and institutions develop and implement measures to reduce societal vulnerability to drought, stressing preparedness and risk management ra

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Workshop: Disaster Risk Reduction in Emergencies

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
London
Basic Information
Date: 
03/02/2014 - 07/02/2014
Venue Country: 
UK
Event Organisers: 

RedR - United Kingdom

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The course is designed to benefit field practitioner staff of INGOs, NGOs, CBOs and goverment department staff responsible for disaster risk reduction.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
540.00 GBP
Tuition Remarks: 

Course fees begin from 540 GBP and are based on a price banding system. The fees are inclusive of all training resources, lunch and refreshments

Additional Information: 

Registration will take place from 8.45 am on the first day.

Set amidst the context of global climate change and population growth, the number of natural and human-made emergencies every year has increased drastically in the past decade.

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IFRC: Guidelines on Community Early Warning Systems

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has published a booklet with g

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Wed, 30/01/2013 - 08:07

FEMA provides online course catalogue on emergency management

The U.S.

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Mon, 03/09/2012 - 10:41

CATHALAC: Regional Landslide Risk Prediction Tool Developed for Mesoamerica

The Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean (CATHALAC), which also hosts a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, has recently developed an automated, online tool for pred

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 12/07/2012 - 11:26

Smart phones distribute disaster information

Following a Commonwealth grant to South Australia to improve preparedness for natural disasters, councils will be able to provide information to constituents via smart phones.

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Thu, 23/02/2012 - 16:44
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Earthquake emergency preparedness in Central-Hungary - Preparing rapid response measurements using Remote Sensing and GIS-methods

Barbara Theilen-Willige, TU Berlin, Institute of Applied Geosciences, Department of Hydrogeology, Germany

Helmut Wenzel, VCE Holding GmbH, Vienna, Austria

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International Tsunami Information Centre (ITIC)

The International Tsunami Information Centre (ITIC) was created in 1965 by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizati