ORGANIZER(S): National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Type: Training Course Date: 21 Feb 2017 Location: Online event
In this two-hour webinar, participants will learn how they can use the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) to monitor real-time disasters, assess the impacts of an event, and develop response strategies for both national and international events. The training will include a presentation, followed by a demonstration of GDACS features and a case study with step-by-step instructions for obtaining satellite images, alerts, and crisis management information using GDACS.
By the end of this training, participants will be able to:
One, two-hour session
Sessions will be held on Thursday, February 21, 8:00-10:00 a.m. and 5:00-7:00 p.m. EST (UTC-5)
Sessions are broadcast twice per day to allow for international participation
A certificate of completion will be provided to participants that attend the live webinar
There are no prerequisites for this training.
Disaster managers, emergency and relief organizations, and NGOs operating on local to international levels. Professional organizations in the public and private sectors engaged in disaster management and relief will be given preference over organizations focused primarily on research.
This webinar is free, but you must register as space is limited. You will be notified by email if your registration has been approved on or before February 20. Please only register for the session that works best for your time zone.
Event website: https://arset.gsfc.nasa.gov/disasters/webinars/GDACS17
Short URL: https://www.preventionweb.net/go/51656