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Data is at the core of everything in life. It is only through its acquisition and sound analysis that individuals, governments, and corporations can make decisions that are beneficial to human existence.

 

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GIS application in Disaster Risk Reduction Training

INTRODUCTION


Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have improved prospects for solving technical problems through the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for hazard mapping and modeling, the use of web-based data sources to facilitate research on disaster management and the use of searchable databases for hazard information. Not all Caribbean countries, however, have been able to fully utilize these opportunities.

This course aims to impart practical skills on how to use GIS, to overcome the major challenges faced in all phases of disaster management.

WHO IS THIS TRAINING INTENDED FOR?


The training is intended for professionals working in development areas mostly in DRM related fields.

DURATION


5 Days

TRAINING OBJECTIVE


Upon completion of the training, the participants will be able to describe and utilize spatial data through manipulating it in the phases of pre disaster, during disaster and post disaster.

TRAINING CONTENT


Disaster Management Concepts and Institutional Framework

  • Basic GIS concepts and terminologies in the context of disaster management.
  • International and Regional Protocols and action plans relating to disaster risk management.
  • Introduction to spatial information

Introduction to Geoinformatics, GIS data sources, and data collection

  • Geographic Information System
  • Data sources for DRM
  • Data collection using Global Positioning Systems
  • Data collection using Mobile Data Collection (ODK)
  • Introducing GIS functions using QGIS
  • Preparation of Earthquake Hazard Map

Hazard, Vulnerability and Risk assessment with QGIS

  • Types and methods of risk assessment, risk evaluation, vulnerability analysis.
  • Spatial data preparation and GIS integration techniques in Microsoft Excel
  • Use of GIS in disaster preparedness planning.
  • Elements at risk, hazard and vulnerability assessment using GIS.
  • GIS Multi criteria analysis in vulnerability assessment.
  • Group discussion: How can GIS and RS be used to map existing buildings, infrastructure, land use and critical facilities located in potential hazard areas.

Application of Risk Information for Risk Reduction Planning

  • Visualization of risk information Using QGIS
  • Risk mapping and database generation using QGIS
  • Exercise: Creating a risk map
  • Discussion: Use of GIS in the identification of the extent and magnitude of each hazard.

Applications of Geoinformation 

  • Disaster Scope, Examples & Advancements
  • Introduction to Quantum GIS (open source)

Global and National Initiatives

  • Overview of The Disaster Management Support Programme
  • Key International and Regional Initiatives
  • Disaster Management Planning and Emergency Response Case Studies

Public Participatory GIS and Disaster Risk Management

  • Participatory GIS as a tool for DRM mapping.
  • Use of Google Maps and Google Earth in DRM.
  • Community crisis mapping Using Ushahidi.

GIS for Post Disaster Damage Assessment

  • Flood inundation Mapping
  • Preliminary Flood Damage Assessment

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on details below: 

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.

Email: training @versedpro.com

REQUIREMENTS


Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  

TRAINING FEE


The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us below.

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Mob: +254 7739167709

PAYMENT


Payment should be transferred to Versed Professional Services account through bank 7 days before commencement of training.

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CANCELLATION POLICY


  • All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.
  • The appropriate cancellation charge will apply based on the cost of your booking, as shown below.
  • In the event of an individual named on the booking form cannot attend, we will accept the substitution of another delegate on the condition that written notification of the substitution has been received by us prior to the course date and an administration fee of $ 34 plus VAT has been paid.

COURSE PROVISIONS


  • Accommodation and travel are the responsibility of the candidate.
  • A buffet lunch and two teas are provided on all full day courses during training dates unless otherwise stated. The cost is included in the price quoted. Any special dietary requirements need to be notified in writing to VPSL in advance before commencement of the training

FORCE MAJEURE


  • Versed Professional Services Limited shall not be liable to refund of fees or for any other penalty should courses be canceled due to war, fire, strike lock-out, industrial action, tempest, accident, civil disturbance or any other cause whatsoever beyond their control.

Event Properties

Event Date 11-12-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 15-12-2017 4:00 pm
Cut off date 06-12-2017
Individual Price $1,050.00
Location Versed Training Facilities, Nairobi Kenya
$1,050.00
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