Risk Identification

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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The GFZ carries out annual training courses on 'Seismology and Seismic Hazard Assessment'. These 4-weeks courses are part of the educational and training program of the GFZ Potsdam, the Federal Foreign Office of Germany and UNESCO in the field of geosciences and disaster mitigation. They are a major German contribution to the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction ISDR.

latitude: 

5

longitude: 

-74

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

06/10/2014 to 31/10/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 12/06/2014

Venue City: 

Bogota

Event Organisers: 

German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)

Co-organisers: 

Federal Foreign Office, Germany

Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota (UN)

Language of event: 

1

Natural Disaster awareness for community leaders

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

Community leaders have the responsibility and opportunity to enhance their communities’ ability to prepare for, mitigate, respond to, and recover from all forms of disasters. This course will help to enhance these individuals’ understanding of disasters, risk assessment in the context of disaster management, prevailing emergency management procedures and operations, and the different vulnerability factors that exist within their local communities.

latitude: 

41

longitude: 

-72

Training Target Audience: 

This course is intended for traditional community leaders, religious organizations, the business community, civic groups, elected leaders, emergency managers, and first responders.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

28/02/2014

Venue City: 

Southhampton, New York

Event Organisers: 

National Disaster Training Preparedness Center (NDPTC)

Language of event: 

1

Second Meeting of the Global Network of Basins working on Climate Change Adaptation

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English
UNECE world water day logo

The second meeting of the global network of basins working on climate change adaptation, which is organized in the framework of the UNECE Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention) with the cooperation of the International Network of Basin Organizations (INBO), will offer a platform for comparing methodologies and approaches, fostering exchange of experience and promoting a shared vision between the participating basins.

latitude: 

46

longitude: 

6

Date: 

13/02/2014 to 14/02/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 03/02/2014

Venue: 

Palais des Nations

Venue City: 

Geneva

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, Switzerland

Federal Environment Agency (BAFU), Switzerland

International Network of Basin Organizations

Language of event: 

1
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