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Training Course on GIS And Remote Sensing In Disaster Risk Management Course ยป


The course is targeted at professionals who require knowledge and skills on the use of GIS and RS in their organization in the field of disaster management. Participants are welcome from a broad range of organizations including physical planning, institutions, professionals and private GIS and RS related firms. 


5 Days


On completion of this course you should be able to:

·         Describe and 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 

·         Apply GIS/remote sensing to post-disaster damage assessment.


·         Introduction to GIS and remote sensing

·         Basic concepts of GIS/remote sensing

·         Introduction to spatial information

·         Handling spatial information

·         Disaster assessment

·         Risk evaluation

·         Spatial planning

·         GIS/remote sensing application


Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. 



The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

Course Schedule

No Start Date End Date Action
1. 02/09/2019 06/09/2019 Register
2. 16/09/2019 20/09/2019 Register
3. 30/09/2019 04/10/2019 Register
4. 14/10/2019 18/10/2019 Register
5. 28/10/2019 01/11/2019 Register
6. 11/11/2019 15/11/2019 Register
7. 25/11/2019 29/11/2019 Register
8. 09/12/2019 13/12/2019 Register
9. 13/01/2020 17/01/2020 Register
10. 27/01/2020 31/01/2020 Register
11. 10/02/2020 14/02/2020 Register
12. 24/02/2020 28/02/2020 Register

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