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Multi-hazard risk assessment training

Event Info

Date 16th Oct 2017 - 25th Oct 2017
Location Appleton Resort, Nairobi, Kenya
Price
Event Organiser Versed Professional Services

The 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 (Risk City).

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 data base 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 in how a risk assessment could be carried out in your own situation.
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Event Info

Date 16th Oct 2017 - 25th Oct 2017
Location Appleton Resort, Nairobi, Kenya
Price
Event Organiser Versed Professional Services