INTERNATIONAL TRAINING COURSE ON GIS FOR DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT

Duration of Course : 2 weeks,

Date: 07 May – 18 May 2012

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)  an autonomous body within the United Nations system, announce  the 2 Week course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management.
This course is co-organized by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente, the Netherlands (ITC) and UNITAR/UNOSAT.
The main aim of this course is to provide an overview of the use of spatial information in disaster risk management. The course not only reveals what spatial data is and how it is collected, but also emphasizes the use of such spatial data during pre- and post-disaster management, such as during early warning, hazard, vulnerability and risk assessment, damage assessment, as well as in the design of risk reduction measures. The course ultimately hopes that scientific advancement can be utilized for better disaster risk reduction practices.
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
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  1. Ebrima Dibbasey says:

    Dear sir or madam,

    i am going for youths with disabilities in the Gambia. we empower, protect and promote disability issues across the country.

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