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Multi-Hazard risk assessment Training

16 July - 25 July

Event Details: Multi-Hazard risk assessment Training 1

INTRODUCTION

This course deals with the procedures to collect, analyze and evaluate spatial information for risk assessment from natural and human-induced hazards (such as geological hazard, hydro-meteorological hazards, environmental hazards and technological hazards). The course will guide you through the entire process of risk assessment, on the basis of a case study of a city exposed to multiple hazards, in a developing country (RiskCity). Also, a number of case studies are used from Europe (Italy, France), China, and Georgia.

TRAINING OBJECTIVES

  • understand the concepts of hazard assessment, elements at risk mapping, vulnerability assessment, and risk assessment;
  • formulate the spatial data requirements for risk assessment;
  • generate an elements at risk database using GIS;
  • formulate the requirements of hazard data and methods;
  • apply various methods for vulnerability assessment;
  • generate risk maps using qualitative and quantitative methods;
  • have insight into how a risk assessment could be carried out in your own situation;

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • introduction to disaster risk management and risk assessment
  • Obtaining spatial data for risk assessment
  • Presentation of data requirements for the various types of hazards. Sources of spatial data.
  • Hazard Assessment
  • Hazard types; Main concepts of hazard assessment; Frequency magnitude – relationships
  • Types of vulnerability; social vulnerability; physical vulnerability; methods for vulnerability assessment; participatory GIS; Spatial Multi-Criteria Evaluation
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk management
  • Risk evaluation; risk governance; risk communication; cost-benefit analysis; Using risk information for emergency planning; spatial planning, and Environmental Impact Assessment

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Details

Start:
16 July
End:
25 July
Event Category:
Website:
https://goo.gl/urhrcW

Organiser

Versed Professional Services
Phone:
+254 (0) 739167709.
Email:
training@versedpro.com
Website:
https://versedpro.com/index.php/

Other

Country
Kenya
Region
Africa, East and Horn of
Language
English