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  • 8th International Training Course on Climate Risk Management in a Changing Environment (CRM-8) Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

    Date: 17 - 26 Jul 2017
    Country: Thailand
    City/State: Bangkok

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8th International Training Course on Climate Risk Management in a Changing Environment (CRM-8)

MAIN HOST(S): Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Type: Training Course Date: 17 - 26 Jul 2017 Location: Thailand (Bangkok)

This course will guide participants through a series of interactive sessions that will enable them to acquire scientific knowledge to assess and strategically reduce climate risks. The aim of the course is to harmonize climate risk management, disaster risk reduction, and development planning into a holistic approach to sustainable development.

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the science, systems and societal issues of climate change, impacts of climate change and their linkages with climate-induced extreme events;
  • Assess specific sector vulnerabilities to climate change in different settings;
  • Utilize decision support systems for assessing climate impacts, vulnerabilities and risks and use the tools for designing climate risk management policies, programs and interventions;
  • Discuss climate change planning processes for designing climate risk management policies, strategies, programs and interventions;
  • Identify a menu of options for climate risk management to a given context;
  • Share good practices and lessons learned on climate risk management (CRM) from different contexts;
  • Develop hands-on skills on how to develop a CRM initiative using the existing knowledge in an innovative learning environment.

Course Content

Conducted over a period of eight days, the course is divided into six modules.

  • Concepts and emerging directions of Climate Change and Climate Risk Management
  • Climate change projections and decision support tools in Climate Risk Management
  • Climate change and urban built systems
  • Climate change and rural ecosystems
  • Climate risk management planning and implementation
  • Future knowledge applications and conclusions

Course Fee

Package A without accommodation: USD 2,075

Package B with accommodation: USD 2,900

The standard course fee of USD 2,075 covers course tuition, training materials, refreshments; two breaks and lunch daily (Monday-Friday) during the training, and study visits. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application, lunch on weekends, all dinners, health and accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

Participants who want to stay at the hotel where the course will be conducted can choose an alternative course package B.


Interested persons can apply as individuals although preference will be given to those sponsored by an organization. The application can be submitted online here.

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