The world has more than its fair share of natural disasters, and floods account for 40 percent of the natural hazards affecting the region. Every year, floods cause the loss of a number of lives and considerable damage to properties, which severely sets back the development process. The climate change, global warming, rapid urbanization and socio-economic disparity are making the world, vulnerable to floods. The need to combat the perennial problem of floods and resultant destruction has been a forefront concern for most third world nations, which calls for a proactive approach to establishing a disaster risk reduction regime for safer and sustainable development.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This course is particularly useful for professionals working with flood disaster risk management. The course is open to participants from all countries. Participation of decision-makers, elected and appointed national and local administrators, development and planning authorities, water engineers and flood control professionals, officials in urban planning, housing, public works, and water resource and management is especially encouraged. The course will likewise benefit private land developers, emergency response personnel, UN and other international agencies, and NGOs working on disaster mitigation.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
TOPICS TO BE COVERED
The course discusses an integrated approach to the development of flood risk reduction strategies enabling a holistic view to flood risks and flood risk reduction. The course offers a unique blend of theoretical knowledge and practical exercises exploring international and local flood risk management experiences. It is divided into seven modules.
Module 1: Introduction to Integrated Flood Risk Management
Module 2: Climate Change and Impending Flood Risk
Module 3: Flood Risk Assessment
Module 4: Flood Risk Mitigation
Module 5: Flood Disaster Preparedness and Response Planning Process
Module 6: Flood Recovery Planning & Implementation
Module 7: Crosscutting Issues
This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.
For further inquiries, please contact us on
Tel: +254 (020) 211 3814.
Mob: +254 715 077 817, +254 731 240 802, +254 735 331 020.
Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.
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.
All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.
The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.
All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.
Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.
Mob: +254 715 077 817
Tel: 020 211 3814
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 14th August 2017
Send proof of payment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.
Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.
|Event End Date||25-08-2017|
|Cut off date||14-08-2017|
|Individual Price (Kenyan)||KES 59,064.00|
|Individual Price (International)||EUR 725.00|
|Individual Price (International)||USD 788.00|
|Group Size||Kenyan Rate Per day (KES)||International Rate Per day (USD/EURO)|
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