GIS FOR DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

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GIS FOR DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT SEMINAR, Nairobi, Kenya
Training or Development Class Title
GIS FOR DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT SEMINAR
Event Type
Training or Development Class
Training or Development Class Date
11-07-2022 to 15-07-2022
Location
Nairobi, Kenya
Organization Name / Organize By
Skills for Africa Training Institute
Presented By
Nixon Kahuria
Organizing/Related Departments
Skills for Africa Training Institute
Organization Type
Organization
Training or Development ClassCategory
Both (Technical & Non Technical)
Training or Development ClassLevel
All (State/Province/Region, National & International)
Related Industries

Education/Teaching/Training/Development

Research/Science

Administration/Management

Computer/Technology

Hardware/Software/Networking Services

Location
Nairobi, Kenya

GIS FOR DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

Register online: https://skillsforafrica.org/course/10

Organizer: Skills for Africa Training Institute (https://skillsforafrica.org)

Course fee: USD 1,200

INTRODUCTION

The information revolving around disaster risk is spatial. GIS is crucial in the assessment and management of disaster risk. Therefore, it is important to create awareness among professionals handling disaster risks on to the usage of GIS.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

· Understand the terminologies and meanings in relation to geospatial information technology

· Describing the pros and cons of applying geospatial information to reduce risk during disasters

· Application of GIS software (ESRI ArcGIS) to generate geographical information

· Identify, search, access, collect, and assess geospatial information with respect to reducing disaster risks

· Create maps via the use of GIS software

· Implement GIS in assessment of disaster risk and planning of reduction of disaster risk

DURATION

5 Days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course targets individual in the Agricultural Extension sector (policy makers, senor officials and officers) collaborating with local communities, in finance corporations, governments, Public Health Officers, non-governmental organizations, and research companies supporting agricultural activities and developmental projects.

COURSE OUTLINE

Introduction to GIS for Disaster Risk Management

· Disaster management terminologies

· Remote sensing and GIS

· Spatial data/information

Post-Disaster Impact and Damage Analysis

· Disaster recovery and relief using satellite imagery

· Preliminary damage assessment and impact analysis

· Development of damage assessment

Pre-Disaster Risk Assessment

· Assessment of risk

· Risk elements and vulnerability assessment

· Types of risk assessment; cost-benefit analysis and risk evaluation

Risk Information for Risk Reduction Planning

· Risk evaluation

· Risk information

· Spatial planning and risk information

GENERAL NOTES

· This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

· Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

· Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

· We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more: [email protected]

· The training will be conducted at SKILLS FOR AFRICA TRAINING INSTITUTE IN NAIROBI KENYA.

· The training fee covers tuition fees, training materials, lunch and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.

· Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of training and proof of payment sent to: [email protected]

 

Registration Fees
Available
Registration Fees Details
USD 1200
Registration Ways
Email
Phone
Website
Other
Address/Venue
Nairobi  Nairobi, Kenya 
Official Email ID
Contact
Nixon Kahuria

[email protected]

   +254702249449