risk management

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

Referenced UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office: 

Master of Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management

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

This programme provides anyone with a vocational or academic interest in risk, crisis and disaster management with an exceptional opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding across the whole subject area.

This master’s course provides a wide-ranging interdisciplinary analysis of the extent, effects and explanations of crisis and disaster, and the use of risk theory. In addition to examining case studies, you will also be provided with the opportunity to undertake supervised research in an area of personal or professional interest.

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53

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-1

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

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

Language of event: 

1

4th EARSeL Workshop on Cultural and Natural Heritage

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English
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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41

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17

Date: 

06/06/2013 to 07/06/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 08/04/2013

Venue: 

University of Basilicata, Matera, Italy

Venue City: 

Matera, Italy

Event Organisers: 

European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories

Co-organisers: 

University of Basilicata

Language of event: 

1

GI_Forum 2013 – Creating the GISociety

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

The University of Salzburg hosts again the international GI community from July 2 - 5, 2013: The interdisciplinary GI_Forum attracts an international GIScience audience with the goal of promoting interest in translating theory, methods and techniques into a broad range of GI application domains. Young researchers are especially invited to contribute and discuss their research. Together with recognized scientists they will find a vibrant community from academia, business, and education ready to embrace new ideas and explore new research directions.

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48

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13

Date: 

03/07/2013 to 05/07/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 04/04/2013

Venue: 

Paris Lodron University Salzburg, Department of Geoinformatics

Venue City: 

Salzburg

Event Organisers: 

Paris Lodron University Salzburg, Department of Geoinformatics: Z_GIS,

Language of event: 

1

Ecuadorian Secretariat for Risk Management (SNGR)

The Ecuadorian Secretariat for Risk Management is the Governmental institution that is concerned with risk reduction and emergency and disaster management. Its mission is to ensure the protection of people and communities from the adverse effects of natural or man-made disasters, through the generation of policies, strategies and standards that promote the identification, analysis, prevention and mitigation of risks, emergency situations and disasters.

English

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0

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-79

Guatemala conforms its Inter-institutional Remote Sensing Group for Risk and Disaster Management

In recent years, Guatemala has been affected by a variety of natural hazards including tropical storms, landslides, droughts and volcanic eruptions. Such events have triggered disasters that have forced the government to request humanitarian assistance, and to rethink its reconstruction efforts with risk management practices in mind.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 25/07/2012 - 12:49

International Scientific Conference on Integrated Approaches for Volcanic Risk Management 2012

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

Following UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction recommendations and starting from shared existing knowledge and practices, the MIAVITA project is organizing a conference aiming at presenting innovative tools and integrated cost effective methodologies to mitigate risks from various hazards on active volcanoes (prevention, crisis management and recovery).

latitude: 

49

longitude: 

9

Date: 

11/09/2012 to 12/09/2012

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 01/07/2012

Venue: 

Hohenheim University

Venue City: 

Stuttgart

Event Organisers: 

MIAVITA project partners at Hohenheim University

Language of event: 

1

National Workshop on the use of space-based information for disaster risk reduction and emergency response in the Dominican Republic; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

The National Emergency Commission of the Dominican Republic and UN-SPIDER organized an inter-institutional workshop on 8-10 November 2011 in the facilities of the Commission to elaborate the operational framework for the Geo-Spatial Information Team which will target efforts in the areas of risk management and disaster response.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 21/12/2011 - 15:56

Fifth PPRD South “prevention and preparedness” training workshop

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

Water and Flood Risk Management (FRM) play a key role in economic growth and social development. Flood damage to agricultural land, homestead and infrastructures destabilizes socioeconomic activities. Among disasters that annually heavily impact the Euro-Mediterranean region, floods are known as the most destructive to property, crops and infrastructure and causing casualties.

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41

longitude: 

29

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

14/02/2011 to 16/02/2011

The 40th Regional Training on Disaster Management (DMC-40), Bangkok, 1-19 October 2010

English

The Asia Pacific region faces heavy human and economic losses from disasters, whose frequency and intensity is increasing drastically in recent years. The evidence from the Indonesian Tsunami , Kashmir and China earthquakes, Cyclone Nargis, Afghanistan blizzard, and other events happening in the region and around the world undoubtedly reflect the level of devastation that disasters can bring.

latitude: 

14

longitude: 

100

Date: 

01/11/2010 to 19/11/2010

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