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Disaster Risk Reduction in emergencies

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
London
Basic Information
Date: 
03/02/2014 - 07/02/2014
Venue Country: 
United Kingdom
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

What does t

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10th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 20/09/2014
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
27/10/2014 - 07/11/2014
Venue Country: 
Thailand/Bangkok
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Co-organisers: 

The Asian Institute of Technology

The International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, University of Twente (ITC), the Netherlands

UNITARS Operational Satellite Applications Program (UNITAR-UNOSAT)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The course is open to all participants who are working or will be working in the organizations where spatial information is used or considered to be used for the purpose of disaster risk management, disaster management, or disaster risk reduction. There is no prerequisite GIS knowledge for participant who is interested in this course.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

The course welcome participants from all geographic areas, however 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.

Training Tuition: 
3,175.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

The standard course fee of US$3,175 covers the course tuition, training materials, accommodation with breakfast, meeting package, and study visits. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application, lunch and dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

Participants who wish to seek own accommodation can choose an alternative course fee package of US$2275

Rapid population growth and urbanization combined with extreme climatic events are causing a rapid increase in vulnerability of communities exposed to hazardous events.

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3rd Regional Training Course on End-to-End Multi Hazards Early Warning Systems

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 13/02/2014
Venue City: 
Phuket
Basic Information
Date: 
03/03/2014 - 07/03/2014
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Co-organisers: 

Internationally experienced practitioners and experts from ADPC and other partner organizations will conduct and facilitate the EWS course.

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The course is aimed at senior level disaster managers and development workers, including officials of national and provincial governments, extension officers, defense forces, emergency services, staff of training institutes, institutions of public administration, national and international NGOs, IFRC/ICRC, UN agencies and the private sector.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Participants who have considerable measure of responsibilities in the area of disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery and disaster management policy will gain the most from the curriculum. Some early warning background is desirable, but not essential.

Training Tuition: 
2,000.00 USD
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 accomodation can choose an alternative course fee package of US$1575.

The course offers to build the capacity of professionals to design, manage, evaluate and undertake improvements in people centred end-to-end early warning systems for hydro-meteorological & geo

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6th international training course on climate risk management in a changing environment

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 19/07/2014
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
01/09/2014 - 10/09/2014
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center invites practitioners from: Government policy makers and development practitioners representing planning agencies, local authorities, land use planning offices, disaster risk management agencies, climate change secretariats or offices attached to national level ministries or sub-national government authorities UN development and environmental agencies, international organizations such as Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies, donor agencies and NGOs working on climate risk management, climate change adaptation, disaster risk management or green development programs Academe such as Universities, research institutes or training institutes on climate risk management, climate change adaptation and disaster risk management Private sector such as insurance and construction industries Media and charity & faith based organizations working on climate change adaptation, climate risk management or disaster risk management
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

Understanding the science of climate change and potential interventions and their integration into development policies and practices has become a challenge for development and disaster risk reduct

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13.7279
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9th international course on earthquake vulnerability reduction

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
21/04/2014 - 30/04/2014
Venue: 
Bangkok
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

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

The Earthquake Vulnerability Reduction Course (EVRC) has been designed to achieve the goal of supporting the creation of earthquake resilient society.

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Managing Risk in the Face of Climate Change

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
09/12/2013 - 20/12/2013
Venue: 
Swissotel
Venue Country: 
Thailand/Bangkok
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
This training programme is designed for managers, policy makers, specialists and researchers who are professionally involved in the management of risks and climate change. They may work in public and civic society sectors, for universities, national research or development programmes, for government organisations or NGOs.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Preferably have a working understanding of Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and/or Disaster Risk Management (DRM). Proficiency in English is required.

Training Tuition: 
1,750.00 EUR
Tuition Remarks: 

This fee includes the tuition fee, full board and lodging and all other course related costs. Travel costs are not included.

The course has several objectives, but mainly the aim is to enhance the capacity of stakeholders in development for adapting to changing climate-related hazards and improving resilience and disaste

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Training: Building Resilient Communities - Community-Managed Disaster Risk Reduction

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 19/04/2014
Venue City: 
Kathmandu
Basic Information
Date: 
21/05/2014 - 30/05/2014
Venue: 
Hotel Heritage in Bhaktapur Cultural City
Venue Country: 
Nepal
Event Organisers: 

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Regional Center for Asia (IIRR)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
Senior managers, development planners, facilitators, trainers, resource persons, and mentors who will benefit from learning the hows and ways forward in CMDRR.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Course participants are expected to arrive one day before the start of the course. IIRR reserves the right to cancel the course one month before its schedule if the required quorum is not met. This will be immediately conveyed to the applicants.

Training Tuition: 
1,800.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

Course fee covers meals and coffee breaks, double occupancy accomodation, course-related materials, field and agency visits, and airport transfers.

Additional Information: 

The course uses a participatory training approach. Short lectures are complemented by group exercises, case study analysis, plenary discussions and field visits to communities. The trainers are experienced IIRR professionals led by IIRR Asia’s Program Specialist for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Wilson Barbon. Professionals from Nepal will also co-facilitate the training program.

The Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR) approach builds people’s capacities to prevent and mitigate the impact of hazards of communities at risk.

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Urban Flood Management and Disaster Risk Mitigation

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 21/03/2014
Basic Information
Date: 
21/04/2014 - 09/05/2014
Venue Country: 
The Netherlands
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office - IHE Institute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
Professionals active in the urban water sector
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Requirements: 

Basic Knowledge of hydraulics and hydlorogy

Training Tuition: 
2,700.00 EUR
Additional Information: 

Examination

It is possible to take part in the examination of this short course. If you obtain a passing mark for this examination and return to UNESCO-IHE within four years after completion of the short course to follow a full MSc programme, you will receive exemption for this short course/module. The costs for this exam are €250 extra and should be borne by yourself. Taking part in the examination is not compulsory.

This is a short course which gives an introduction in theory and practice of flood risk estimation and modeling of floods in urban areas.

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43rd Regional Training Course on Disaster Management

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 18/10/2013
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
04/11/2013 - 22/11/2013
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 officials engaged in disaster management policy and plans formulation and implementation, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) / International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), international and ocal Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), NGOs involved in the areas of disaster risk reduction, staff from training institutes and other agencies responsible for knowledge dissemination on disaster risk reduction and management, and persons involved in coordination of disaster management activities, staffs of UN agencies
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
4,150.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

Including accomodation.

Fee without accomodation: 2,775 USD

The 43rd Regional Training Course on Disaster Management will take place on 4-22 November 2013 in Bangkok.

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Open Source GIS

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Basic Information
Venue: 
Asian Institute of Technology
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

AIT (Asian Institute of Technology) - School of Engineering and Technology + School of Environment

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
This hands-on course is intended for geographic and satellite data analysis professionals involved with the collection, interpretation, and presentation of spatially related data.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
800.00 USD

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