2019 Course Calendar
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Rapid population growth and urbanization combined with extreme climatic events are causing a rapid increase in vulnerability of communities exposed to hazardous events. As a result, disasters are increasingly taking a heavy toll on life and property. Growth both in urban and non-urban areas calls for integration of adequate measures to reduce the impact of disasters. There is increased need for risk- informed decision making in planning for effective coping mechanisms for disaster risk reduction. This course will create significant awareness among the disaster management Professionals regarding the importance of GIS usage.
• Utilize spatial data, GIS and remote sensing in disaster risk assessment and management;
• Utilize existing sources of historical disaster information and elements at risk data;
• Apply GIS/remote sensing in hazard, vulnerability and risk assessment;
• Employ risk information in emergency preparedness planning;
• Visualize hazard and risk information; and
• Apply GIS/remote sensing to post-disaster damage assessment.
Who should attend?
The course is open to all participants who are working or will be working in the organizations where spatial information is used or considered to be used for the purpose of disaster risk management, disaster management, or disaster risk reduction. There is no prerequisite GIS knowledge for participant who is interested in this course.
MODULE 1: Terminologies of disaster management
• Terminologies of disaster management
• GIS and remote sensing
• Handling spatial information
MODULE 2: Post-Disaster Impact and Damage Analysis
• use of satellite imagery for disaster relief and recovery
• Impact analysis and preliminary damage assessment
• Building damage assessment
MODULE 3: Pre-Disaster Risk Assessment
• Hazard Assessment
• Elements at risk and vulnerability assessment
• Types and methods of risk assessment, risk evaluation, cost-benefit
MODULE 4: Risk Information for Risk Reduction Planning
• Risk evaluation
• Visualization of risk information
• Risk information and spatial planning
· All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants needs
· The participant must be conversant with English
· Presentations are well guided, practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are expert with more than 10years of experience.
· Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)
· Training will be done at Foscore development center (FDC-K) center in Nairobi Kenya. We also offer more than five participants training at requested location within Kenya, more than ten participant within east Africa and more than twenty participant all over the world.
· Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
· The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance and other personal expenses.
· Accommodation, pickup, freight booking and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.
· One year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
· Register as a group of more than two and enjoy discount of (10% to 50%) plus free five hour adventure drive to the National game park.
· Payment should be done two week before commence of the training, to FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us prepare better for you.
· For any enquiry at:firstname.lastname@example.org or +254712260031
Start Date: 22/07/2019
Duration: 5 Days
Cost: USD 1,000, KES 70,000
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Gis For Disaster Risk Management Course
Cost: USD 1,000, KES 70,000
Start Date: 30/09/2019
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Start Date: 04/11/2019
Start Date: 09/12/2019
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