11th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Date: 

26/10/2015 to 06/11/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Description: 

11th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management:

Course objectives
Upon completion of the course, the participants will be able to:
- Describe and utilize spatial data, GIS and remote sensing in disaster risk assessment and management
- Utilize existing sources of historical disaster information and elements at risk data
- Apply GIS/remote sensing in hazard, and risk assessment
- Employ risk information in emergency preparedness planning
- Visualize hazard and risk information
- Apply GIS/remote sensing to post-disaster damage assessment.

Course content
The course is extended over 10 workdays structured around the following modules;
Module 1: Core/Basic Information
Module 2: Post-Disaster Impact and Damage Analysis
Module 3: Pre-Disaster Risk Assessment
Module 4: Risk Information for Risk Reduction Planning
Module 5: Mini-Projects

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.

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Language of event: 

English
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