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ASEAN disaster management, mitigation, and response technologies workshop

  • Type: Training Course
  • Date: 30 May - 01 Jun 2012
  • Location: Thailand (Bangkok)
  • Venue: Conrad Hotel
  • Language: English

Description

Background

In cooperation with the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM), USTDA will sponsor a 2.5-day ASEAN Disaster Management, Mitigation, and Response Technologies Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand, from May 30 thru June 1, 2012. The workshop will assist disaster management authorities from ASEAN economies in identifying appropriate technical and operational solutions as well as enhancing capabilities to adequately prepare for and effectively respond to disaster-related emergencies. Some topics that may be discussed include: regional cooperation and capacity building for disaster risk reduction and emergency preparedness; technology applications for managing disaster risk; terrestrial and satellite telecommunications applications for emergency response; and meteorological tracking, hazards early warning, mapping, and engineering design for mitigation.

Additional information

http://www.ustda.gov/news/events/2012/SouthAsia/Th...

How to register

For more information on participating in this workshop, please contact Tosha Wilkes of BCIU by e-mail at t-wilkes@bciu.org or by phone at +1 212 4900460

Keywords

  • Themes:Capacity Development, Critical Infrastructure, Disaster Risk Management, Early Warning, GIS & Mapping, Governance, Public-private Partnerships
  • Countries/Regions:Thailand

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/26055

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