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10th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
03/11/2014 - 14/11/2014
Venue: 
SM Tower, 24th Floor 979/69 Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai Phayathai
Venue Country: 
Thailand
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)

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

GIS is a great tool to analyze and assess the disaster risk. It can help us to make decision and plan to deal with the severe disaster.

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44th Regional Training Course on Disaster Management

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 10/10/2014
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
10/11/2014 - 18/11/2014
Venue: 
SM Tower, 24th Floor 979/69 Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai Phayathai
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
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.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

Course Objectives and Outcomes:

By completing the course, participants should gain a sound grasp of disaster risk management processes and be able to apply this knowledge to:

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13.7279
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International Training Course on Drought Monitoring and Assessment using Space Technology

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Beijing
Basic Information
Date: 
18/09/2014 - 22/09/2014
Venue: 
Beihang Training centre, Beihang University
Venue Country: 
China P. Rep.
Event Organisers: 

UN-SPIDER and the National Disaster Reduction Centre of China (NDRCC)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The training is organised for the benefit of the countries supported by UN-SPIDER through its technical advisory support services.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

The UN-SPIDER Beijing Office and the National Disaster Reduction Centre of China are jointly organising the “International training course on Drought Monitoring and Assessment using Space-bas

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

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Nairobi
Basic Information
Date: 
08/09/2014 - 12/09/2014
Venue: 
e-Enhancement Centre Ltd
Venue Country: 
Kenya
Event Organisers: 

The Enhancement Center, Nairobi.

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
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
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
950.00 USD
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@e-enhancement.com www.e-enhancement.com. Skype: Stevie.njenga

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 t

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5th Regional training Course on Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into National Development Process

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
22/09/2014 - 26/09/2014
Venue: 
Swissotel, Nai Lert Park, Bangkok
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC).

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
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.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
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 accommodation can choose an alternative course fee package B of US$1,575

Additional Information: 

Training Services Department (TSD)
Asian Disaster Preparedness 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@adpc.net
URL: www.adpc.net 

The goal of the course is to enhance understanding on mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the development planning process, in order to build the capacities of government officials, develop

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13.7279
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100.524

3rd International Training Course on Small Satellite Missions

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sun, 31/08/2014
Venue City: 
Dehradun
Basic Information
Date: 
10/11/2014 - 21/11/2014
Venue: 
Indian Institute of Remote Sensing
Venue Country: 
India
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

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
Decision makers, senior space technologists, managers, researchers and professionals. Agencies and institutions involved in space-based technology.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Requirements: 

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

Training Tuition: 
15,000.00 INR
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@iirs.gov.in

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

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

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30.3396
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78.0465

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

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Kathmandu
Basic Information
Date: 
04/08/2014 - 08/08/2014
Venue: 
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development Khumaltar, Khumaltar, Patan 44700
Venue Country: 
Nepal
Event Organisers: 

ICIMOD

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
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.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
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@icimod.org

The overall objective of the course is to impart advanced Remote Sensing (RS) knowledge and techniques to monitor forest cover and associated biomass.

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27.6465
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85.3235

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

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Siem Reap
Basic Information
Date: 
28/07/2014 - 08/08/2014
Venue Country: 
Cambodia
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
CBDRR practitioners who want to develop their capacities and essential skills and knowledge on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction as well as interested persons who would like to know more about CBDRR
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

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.

Tuition Remarks: 

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

Additional Information: 

For more information please contact Asian Disaster Preparedness Center Training Services Department (TSD) 979/66-70, 24th Floor SM Tower Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai Phayathai Bangkok, 10400 Tel: +66 (02) 298 0681-92 Cell Phone: +66 87 697 7535 Fax: +66 (02) 298 0012-13 Skype ID: ADPC_Training Email: tsu@adpc.net

The CBDRR course provides an opportunity to practitioners to learn, upgrade and share essential skills and knowledge to systematically address disaster risk reduction challenges at the communi

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13.6915
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ESA International Summerschool on GNSS 2014

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Ostrava
Basic Information
Date: 
21/07/2014 - 31/07/2014
Venue: 
Campus of the Technical University
Venue Country: 
Czech Republic
Event Organisers: 

European Space Agency, European Commission - Joint Research Centre

Co-organisers: 

Stanford University, Institut Supérieur de l'Aeronautique et de l'Espace (ISAE), Toulouse

Graz University of Technology

University FAF Munich,

supported by Space Technologies and Satellite Systems Department, the Technical University of Ostrava, City of Ostrava.

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The following participants can register for the ESA Summer School: Graduate students (more than 3 years studies) PhD students and postdoctoral researchers (< 35 years) Young engineers and professionals from industry and agencies (< 35 years)
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

The programme is open to graduate students (with a first university degree), Ph.D. candidates, early-stage researchers and young professional willing to broaden their knowledge.

Tuition Remarks: 

From 750 to 1100 EUR.

The objective of this Summer School is to provide the attendees with a comprehensive overview on satellite navigation, starting from the GNSS system, its signals, the processing of the observations

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49.8209
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18.2625

International training course on seismology, seismic data analysis, hazard assessment and risk mitigation

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 12/06/2014
Venue City: 
Bogota
Basic Information
Date: 
06/10/2014 - 31/10/2014
Venue Country: 
Colombia
Event Organisers: 

German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)

Co-organisers: 

Federal Foreign Office, Germany

Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota (UN)

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

The GFZ carries out annual training courses on 'Seismology and

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