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19th Post Graduate Course in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 01/02/2014
Venue City: 
Dehradun
Basic Information
Date: 
01/07/2014 - 31/03/2015
Venue: 
Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun
Venue Country: 
India
Event Organisers: 

Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

How to apply?

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30.3165
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78.0322

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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13.7279
longitude: 
100.524

Spirit Training for National Drought Monitoring Authority (NDMA)

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Nairobi
Basic Information
Date: 
24/02/2014 - 28/02/2014
Venue Country: 
Kenya
Event Organisers: 

National Drought Monitoring Authority (NDMA)

JRC

BOKU

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Target Audience: 
NDMA internal
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

Use of SPIRITS for drought monitoring and early warnin

Russia: New Space monitoring station for emergency prevention and prediction

NASA's Terra satellite image shows the impact Ural has on weather developments

Yesterday, the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM), host to one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices, announced that it will set up a new space monitoring station for prevention a

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Fri, 10/01/2014 - 10:52
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59.0077
longitude: 
61.9316

Dominican Republic - National Training course

The training course in Santo Domingo was co-organized by the National Emergency Commission in its role as coordinator of the National Council for Prevention, Mitigation and Disaster Response and UN

Date: 
13/05/2013 - 17/05/2013
Title of Training: 
Remote Sensing in the Context of Floods
Trainers: 
UN-SPIDER, CATHALAC and IGAC
Target Group: 
Members of the Interinstitutional Geo-Spatial Information Team for Risk Management (EIGEO-GR)
Training Profile: 
<p>Following the recommendations of the Technical Advisory Mission (TAM) conducted in January 2010 as well as the consequent Institutional Strenghtening Mission (ISM) in November 2011, the interinstitutional Geo-Spatial Information Team for Risk Management (Equipo de Información Geo-Espacial para Gestión de Riesgos - EIGEO-GR) was established in the Dominican Republic. It incorporates nearly 15 government ministries, agencies and university centers. EIGEO-GR is headed by a representative of the National Emergency Commission (Comisión Nacional de Emergencias).</p> <p>The one-week training for EIGEO-GR members in Santo Domingo focused on the use of space-based information in case of floods. It comprised lectures as well as hands-on training using different data types and software packages.</p>
latitude: 
18.5
longitude: 
-69.9833

Sri Lanka Ministry of Disaster Management

The mission of the Ministry of Disaster Management of Sri Lanka is to facilitate harmony and the prosperity and dignity of human life through effective prevention and mitigation of natural and man-

Myanmar Disaster Preparedness Agency (MDPA)

The Myanmar Disaster Preparedness Agency (MDPA) is the national focal point for planning, executing, facilitating and coordinating disaster preparedness activities.

Ecuadoran Secretariat for Risk Management (SNGR)

The Ecuadoran Secretariat for Risk Management is the Governmental institution that is concerned with risk reduction and emergency and disaster management.

International Scientific Conference on Integrated Approaches for Volcanic Risk Management 2012

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sun, 01/07/2012
Venue City: 
Stuttgart
Basic Information
Date: 
11/09/2012 - 12/09/2012
Venue: 
Hohenheim University
Venue Country: 
Germany
Event Organisers: 

MIAVITA project partners at Hohenheim University

Language of event: 
English

Following UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction recommendations and starting from shared existing knowledge and practices, the MIAVITA project is organizing a conference

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48.7118
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9.2113

Expert proposes better use of satellites for disaster management

Japan: Norihiro Sakamoto proposed a plan to make better use of existing satellites so that they could make quicker tsunami forecasts.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 07/02/2012 - 15:16
latitude: 
36.2048
longitude: 
138.253