ORGANIZER(S): Versed Professional Services Limited (VPSL)
Type: Training Course Date: 21 - 25 Nov 2016 Location: Kenya (Nairobi)
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Type: Training Course Date: 20 - 24 Feb 2017 Location: Kenya (Nairobi)
Type: Training Course Date: 17 - 21 Apr 2017 Location: Kenya (Nairobi) Venue: Versed Professional Services Ltd
Type: Training Course Date: 15 - 19 May 2017 Location: Kenya (Nairobi)
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have improved prospects for solving technical problems through the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for hazard mapping and modelling, 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 utilise 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.
The training is intended for professionals working in development areas mostly in DRM related fields.
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.
Module 1: Disaster Management Concepts and Institutional Framework
Module: 2 Introduction to Geoinformatics
Module: 3 Applications of Geoinformation
Module: 4 Global and National Initiatives
Module: 5 Hazard Mapping, Monitoring
Module: 6 Disaster Management Planning and Emergency Response
Module: 7 GIS for Post-Disaster Damage Assessment
Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
This training can also be customised for your institution upon request. Interested participants can have it delivered to the preferred location.
The course fee of $1,050.00 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.
Payment should be transferred to Versed Professional Services account through bank 7 days before commencement of training. Interested participants should send proof of payment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To register for the course, interested participants should visit the event page.
Short URL: https://www.preventionweb.net/go/50830