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10th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

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GIS is a great tool to analyze and assess the disaster risk.

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Date: 

03/11/2014 to 14/11/2014

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Venue: 

SM Tower, 24th Floor 979/69 Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai Phayathai

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre, the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of The University of Twente, the Netherlands (ITC) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Researches Operational Satellite Applications Program (UNITAR-UNOSAT)

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UN-SPIDER Training Course on Space Technologies for Drought Monitoring

Participants of the training programme in Beijing.

Back to back with its United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management "Multi-hazard Disaster Risk Assessment" in Beijing, the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office offered an international training course on Drought Monitoring and Assessment Using Space Technology from 18 to 22 September, 2014. The participants included experts from Member States with which UN-SPIDER has previously cooperated.

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Tue, 23/09/2014 - 15:08

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GIS and remote sensing in disaster, risk and emergency management capacity building

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The e-Enhancement Centre Ltd (www.e-enhancement.com) is a leading ICT-4-development consultancy in Africa with offices in Nairobi Kenya whose main agenda is promotion of ICT and Telecom standards through facilitation of various forums (Conferences, Seminars and Capacity Building Programmes) meant to equip the industry players with relevant and up-to-date information vital to the sound management of organizations through application of the modern ICT in various business sectors with our clientele organizations reading as

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Training Target Audience: 

Individuals/ Organizations aspiring to implement G.I.S in their Disaster and Emergency management strategies. Information Managers/ Monitoring and Evaluation Professionals, Logisticians, Humanitarian affairs Managers and Officers/ Program Managers and Supervisors. Camp managers/ Water Sanitation and Health experts/ Coordinators. Disaster Risk Management Professionals

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Additional Information: 

For course outline and Course Registration Details, please contact; Steve Njenga The e-Enhancement Centre, Westlands Commercial Centre, Nairobi Kenya. Cell: +254 721 749 239, +254 752 546 676, +254 773 243 745. steve [at] e-enhancement.com www.e-enhancement.com. Skype: Stevie.njenga

Date: 

08/09/2014 to 12/09/2014

Venue: 

e-Enhancement Centre Ltd

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Event Organisers: 

The Enhancement Center, Nairobi.

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Geospatial and Mapping Science Degrees

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Geospatial and Mapping Sciences from the University of Glasgow is an innovative, industry-sponsored programme. Developed in close collaboration with employers to meet global demand for professionals in the field, it is designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in geomatics, including hydrographic surveying; land registration/cadastre and LIS; photogrammetric and remote sensing engineering and management of geospatial information.

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Date: 

01/09/2014 to 01/07/2015

Venue City: 

Glasgow

Venue: 

University of Glasgow

Event Organisers: 

School of Geographical and Earth Sciences of the University of Glasgow

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3rd International Training Course on Small Satellite Missions

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The training course aims to create awareness about small satellites, space technology and related opportunities by dissminating knowledge required for small satellite technology and infrastructure required for small satellite development. The objective is also to sensitize professionals in developing, launching and utilizing the benefits of small satellites.

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Training Target Audience: 

Decision makers, senior space technologists, managers, researchers and professionals. Agencies and institutions involved in space-based technology.

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Training Requirements: 

The language of the course is English. Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential.

Tuition Remarks: 

Accomodation for the participants will be arranged in hostel at IIRS, Dehradun. In addition the participants will have to pay 50 INR per day towards accomodation charges.

Additional Information: 

Course Coordinator (Small Satellite Missions), Indian Institue of Remote Sensing, ISRO, Department of Space, Government of India.

4, Kalidas Road, Dehradun 248001, India

+91-135-2524110 / +91-135-2744583

Fax: +91-135-2741987

Email: cssteap [at] iirs.gov.in

URL: http://www.iirs.gov.in

Date: 

10/11/2014 to 21/11/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 31/08/2014

Venue: 

Indian Institute of Remote Sensing

Venue City: 

Dehradun

Event Organisers: 

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

Co-organisers: 

Indian Institue of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO Satellite Centre

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Deforestation and Forest Degradation Mapping and Monitoring Using Multi-Sale Geo-spatial Methods

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The overall objective of the course is to impart advanced Remote Sensing (RS) knowledge and techniques to monitor forest cover and associated biomass. The participants will learn about the concepts of remote sensing for forest monitoring and techniques for biomass estimation using different biomass estimation models.

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Training Target Audience: 

The participants of the training course will be from ICIMOD regional member countries. This technical training is targeted to professionals in the field of forest carbon stock estimation. The participants should have knowledge of remote sensing and GIS as well as forestry. To assure gender equity, female participation will be highly encouraged.

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Additional Information: 

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development Khumaltar, Lalitpur G.P.O. Box 3226, Kathmandu, Nepal Tel: ( 977 ) 1 5003222 Fax: (977) 1 5003299, 5003277 Email: info [at] icimod.org

Date: 

04/08/2014 to 08/08/2014

Venue: 

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development Khumaltar, Khumaltar, Patan 44700

Venue City: 

Kathmandu

Event Organisers: 

ICIMOD

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Nepal - International Training Course

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From 9 to 13 June 2014, UN-SPIDER conducted an international training programme on multi-level risk profiling jointly with its Regional Support Office ICIMOD. The purpose of the training programme, taking place in Kathmandu, Nepal, was to improve

Date: 

09/06/2014 to 13/06/2014

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Title of Training: 

International Training Programme on Multi-level Risk Profiling

Trainers: 

The experts providing the training course included specialists from UN-SPIDER, from ICIMOD, from National Disaster Reduction Centre of China NDRCC (China), and from the National Remote Sensing Centre NRDC (India).

Target Group: 

20 participants from disaster management agencies and stakeholder departments of ICIMOD Member States participated in the training programme. All but one ICIMOD Member state attended the programme: Bhutan, Bangladesh, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan.

Training Profile: 

The training on ‘Regional Training on Multi-level Flood Risk Mapping’ was jointly organized by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and UN Platform for Space-based information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UNSPIDER) of the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs. Part of the support for this training course comes from “SERVIR-Himalaya”, funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

The purpose of the training programme is to improve disaster risk management using space based and geospatial information by imparting hands-on training to the officials of member countries supported by ICIMOD and UN-SPIDER.

The training covered climate change, disaster risk reduction and space technology, developing hazard and vulnerability indicators at national and sub-national level, flood inundation modelling using HEC-RAS methods, flood inundation mapping and monitoring using satellite images and landslide hazard mapping using satellite remote sensing. More than 50% time was devoted to the hands-on sessions on flood inundation model (held by an expert of ICIMOD), on flood mapping and monitoring (held by an expert of NDRCC) and on landslide hazard mapping (held by an expert of the National Remote Sensing Centre of India). UN-SPIDER delivered lectures on climate change, disaster risk reduction and space technology and on the role of space technology in the Hyogo Framework of Action (HFA) and HFA2.

Download the training course report.

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China - International Training Course

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As a follow up to Technical Advisory Missions (TAM) that the UN-SPIDER programme had conducted in Asian and African countries, this training course was organized. It specifically targeted participants from countries where Technical Advisory Support had been extended in recent years.

Date: 

11/11/2012 to 16/11/2012

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Title of Training: 

Space technology for drought monitoring in Africa and Asia

Target Group: 

20 officials from eight African countries (Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria and Sudan) and officials from five countries from the Asia-Pacific region (Fiji, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Samoa and Viet Nam) took part in the training course.

Training Profile: 

The objective of the training course was to strengthen the capacity of national agencies in the use of space-based technologies for drought monitoring and assessment. The training included comprehensive hands-on sessions based on data sets (satellite images) prepared for Africa and Asia. The main topics were drought management and space technology; satellite data processing and spatial-temporal analysis; space technology applications for drought risk assessment; and space technology applications for drought monitoring and loss assessment.

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E-tutorial on the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

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The new DRR Framework for Action to be adopted in March 2015 will be the outcome of a process unfolding over two years including a variety of stakeholders and several on-line, regional and thematic consultations.

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Date: 

30/04/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 13/03/2015

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).

Language of event: 

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Bangladesh: ICIMOD trains youth in Earth Observation

satellite picture of Bangladesh, shows the sediment structure of the region

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies finished yesterday a SERVIR-Himalaya training event in Earth Observation called “Empowering youth with Earth Observation for Climate Actions”.

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Fri, 09/05/2014 - 08:32

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