This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Flood management is becoming more and more important to society, and flood modelling is seen as an integral part of flood management. The Online course on flood modelling for management aims at focusing on models that are used for planning and design as well as for forecasting floods so that mitigating measures can be taken in time. Decision support systems (DSS) based on models are increasingly being used by engineers and scientists in flood management.
Upon completion, the participant should be able to:
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.
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10/11/2014 to 18/11/2014
SM Tower, 24th Floor 979/69 Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai Phayathai
Government official responsible for disaster risk reduction policy and planning, national development planning, physical/land-use planning, local development, finance, or from national forums on Millennium Development Goals and related agencies. Development professionals from development agencies (such as UN agencies, bilateral and multilateral agencies and non-governmental organizations), working closely with government agencies on issues related to development policy, planning and programs.
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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 accommodation can choose an alternative course fee package B of US$1,575
Training Services Department (TSD)
Asian DisasterPreparedness Center
979/66-70, 24th Floor SM Tower
Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai
Phayathai, Bangkok, 10400 Thailand
Tel: +66 (02) 298 0681-92
Fax: +66 (02) 298 0012
Email: tsu [at] adpc.net