risk management

USGS announces forthcoming 3D Elevation Programme

High-resolution lidar image of Mount St. Helens, Washington

A new 3D Elevation Programme (3DEP), is the outcome of a partnership between USGS and other federal, state, local and private agencies in the United States, designed to respond to the growing needs for three-dimensional mapping data of the United States.

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Thu, 24/07/2014 - 10:52

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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The CBDRR course provides an opportunity to practitioners to learn, upgrade and share essential skills and knowledge to systematically address

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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

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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 [at] adpc.net

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28/07/2014 to 08/08/2014

Venue City: 

Siem Reap

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

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E-Learning course: Risk analysis

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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During the last decade risk analysis has emerged as an effective and comprehensive procedure to guide the overall societal response to, and management of disasters.

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Date: 

15/05/2014 to 09/06/2014

Event Organisers: 

National Institute of Disaster Management NIDM, India

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IGAC: Development of a Spectral Library

Internal Working Group of Remote Sensing and Spectroscopy of CIAF-IGAC (2013/201

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, the Geographic Institute Agustín Codazzi (IGAC), through their Research and Investigation Centre (CIAF), has been working on a spectral library project.

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Wed, 26/03/2014 - 14:00

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US National Drought Mitigation Center

The National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) helps people and institutions develop and implement measures to reduce societal

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9th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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COURSE OVERVIEW:

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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. 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.

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Training Requirements: 

Participants must be fully conversant in English.

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. Participant who wish to seek own accommodation can choose an alternative course fee package B of US$2,275

Additional Information: 

The training will be held in Bangkok, Thailand. Exact venue to be confirmed at a later date.

Date: 

21/10/2013 to 01/11/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 20/09/2013

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Co-organisers: 

- The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) - The International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, University of Twente (ITC) - UNITARS Operational Satellite Applications Program (UNITAR-UNOSAT)

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ASCE-ICVRAM-ISUMA 2014

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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American Society of Civil Enginieers

 

Second International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management (ICVRAM2014) & 

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13/07/2013 to 16/07/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 30/04/2013

Venue City: 

Liverpool

Venue: 

University of Liverpool

Event Organisers: 

American Society of Civil Engineers

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University of West Indies conducts geo-training

At the St. Augustine campus of the University of West Indies, host of a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, more than 40 Caribbean data managers, IT specialists and software developers concluded this weekend a one-week advanced training in "GeoNode".

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Thu, 28/02/2013 - 11:49

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Master of Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This programme provides anyone with a vocational or academic interest in risk, crisis and

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Training Requirements: 

A first- or second-class honours degree or an acceptable equivalent professional qualification. Special consideration is given to applications from people with relevant work experience and knowledge.

Tuition Remarks: 

Home/EU: £8,445
International: £9,725
Discounted fee for students studying in eligible countries: £7,350

Additional Information: 

Master program is offered in March and September each year.
Duration of the degree is two years by distance learning, plus 3 optional study events.

Event Organisers: 

University of Leicester

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4th EARSeL Workshop on Cultural and Natural Heritage

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories

The cultural and practical interconnections between Environment, Culture and Territory are the framework of this event. The scientific committee selected some priority themes related to:

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Date: 

06/06/2013 to 07/06/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 08/04/2013

Venue City: 

Matera, Italy

Venue: 

University of Basilicata, Matera, Italy

Event Organisers: 

European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories

Co-organisers: 

University of Basilicata

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