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Training Course On Gis For Disaster Risk Management .

October 8 @ 8:00 am - October 12 @ 5:00 pm

$70000

Training Course On Gis For Disaster Risk Management .
INTRODUCTION
Disaster risk information is spatial in nature and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) play an important role in disaster risk assessment and management. For this, there is a significant need to create awareness among the disaster management professionals regarding the importance of GIS usage.
DURATION
5 days
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This course is intended for various actors in the Agriculture Extension (Agricultural extension officers, senior agricultural officials and policy makers) working with communities, in governments, funding agencies, Public Health Officers, Research organizations and non-government organizations among others for Agriculture support activities and other Development programmes.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
By the end of the course, learners will be able to:
• Define and describe basic concepts and terminology related to geospatial information technology
• Explain the advantages and limitations of using geospatial information in disaster risk reduction
• Apply basic methods and functionalities of GIS software (ESRI ArcGIS) to produce geographic information
• Identify, access, search, collect, organize and analyze geospatial data relevant to disaster risk reduction
• Produce basic maps using GIS Software
• Apply GIS methods for disaster risk assessment and disaster risk reduction planning
TOPICS TO BE COVERED
• Introduction to GIS
• Basic concepts of GIS
• Introduction to spatial information
• Handling spatial information
• Disaster assessment
• Risk evaluation
• Spatial planning
REQUIREMENTS
Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
METHODOLOGY
The instructor led trainings are a mixture of adult learning methodologies such as interactive lectures, discussion sessions and group exercises. A mini-project will additionally allow participants to practice GIS application in their own situation of selected hazard type and disaster management phase. Participants can bring their own dataset to the practice in the course, if they have any.
Key Notes
• The participant must be conversant with English
• Presentations are well guided, practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work.
• Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with an Authorized Training Certificate
• 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-yearpost-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
• Payment should be done at least a week before commence of the training, to DATASTAT CONSULTANCY LTD account, so as to enable us prepare better for you
ONLINE TRAINING IS NOW AVAILABLE

START DATE: 08/10/2018
END DATE: 12/10/2018
APPLY ONLINE: https://bit.ly/2Ob3i1b

Contact Us
Postal Add: 5402-00100
Nairobi, Kenya
Email Add: info@datastatresearch.org
Mobile No: +254724527104
Head Office: Comet House 1st floor 12A, Along Monrovia Street

Details

Start:
October 8 @ 8:00 am
End:
October 12 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$70000
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Website:
https://bit.ly/2Ob3i1b

Organizer

Sammy Gathuru
Phone:
0724527104
Email:
Datastatresearch1@gmail.com
Website:
https://goo.gl/eZPhH7

Venue

Comet hse
monrovia street
Nairobi, Nairobi 5402 Select a Country:
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Phone:
+254724527104
Website:
https://bit.ly/2P8pidU
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