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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 impact 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


Module: 1 Disaster Management Concepts and Institutional Framework

Module: 2 Introduction to Geoinformatics

  • Remote Sensing
  • Geographic Information System
  • Global Positioning Systems
  • Mobile Data Collection
  • Introducing GIS functions using QGIS
  • Preparation of Earthquake Hazard Map

Module: 3 Applications of Geoinformation

  • Disaster Scope, Examples & Advancements
  • Introduction to Quantum GIS (open source)
  • Introduction to ERDAS IMAGINE and Digital Image Processing

Module: 4 Global and National Initiatives

  • Overview of The Disaster Management Support Programme
  • Key International and regional Initiatives

Module: 5 Hazard Mapping, Monitoring

  • GIS Applications in Agricultural Drought Monitoring and Forecasting
  • Landslide Hazard Mapping
  • Flood Hazard Mapping
  • Storm Surge Hazard Mapping, Vulnerability Analysis
  • Tsunami Vulnerability Mapping and Risk Assessment
  • Analyzing Multi date data for Drought Early Warning & Monitoring
  • Landslide Hazard Zonation
  • Storm Surge Hazard Mapping Vulnerability and Risk Assessment

Module: 6 Disaster Management Planning and Emergency Response

  • Case Studies

Module: 7 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.

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mob: +254 7739167709

PAYMENT


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

Send proof of payment to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 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 cancelled 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 17-07-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 21-07-2017 4:30 pm
Cut off date 12-07-2017
Individual Price $1,050.00
We are no longer accepting registration for this event
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You can have any of the training event as a group training. This includes a minimum of 5 participants and from the same organization. Get in touch for more details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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P.O Box 9656-00300, Nairobi, Kenya

E-mail: training@versedpro.com

Tel: +254 735 537 073 | +254 739 167 709

 

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