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  • Online course on earthquake risk reduction National Institute of Disaster Management (India)

    Date: 14 Nov - 09 Dec 2014

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Online course on earthquake risk reduction

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): National Institute of Disaster Management (India) (NIDM)

Type: Training Course Date: 14 Nov - 09 Dec 2014 Location:

Earthquakes are one of the most disastrous of natural hazards, coming without warning and affecting nations and peoples around the entire Pacific Rim, and from North Africa through the Balkans and Middle East, India and Indonesia, to Papua New Guinea and New Zealand. Countries as diverse as the Philippines, Mexico, India, Peru and Turkey, to name just a few, have suffered multiple earthquake disasters in recent decades. Earthquake with fatalities in the tens of thousands have the potential to occur in Manila, Istanbul, Teheran, Tokyo and other major cities in these regions.

The course has been designed to develop a wider understanding of earthquakes and contribute to increased knowledge of earthquake risk mitigation practices.

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Target Audience

• Central and Local Government Officials
• General Development Practitioners
• Policy Makers
• Students from Technical and Non Technical Institutions
• Consultants
• Researchers
• Academicians from Training and Teaching Institutions
• NGO Representatives
• Community Dwellers etc.

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