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Training on GIS in Disaster Risk Management

Training by  Perk Group Africa
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This GIS in Disaster Risk Management course will equip participants with the knowledge of the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in managing and mitigating disaster risks. This course is designed for professionals and practitioners involved in disaster management, emergency response, and resilience planning who want to leverage GIS technology to enhance their decision-making processes and improve disaster preparedness.

Through practical examples and hands-on exercises, participants will learn how GIS can assist in analyzing and visualizing spatial data to identify and assess hazards, vulnerabilities, and risks. They will acquire the skills to develop and implement GIS-based disaster management strategies, including spatial modeling, risk mapping, and scenario planning.


Course Outline

Day 1: Introduction to GIS in Disaster Risk Management

  • Understanding the Role of GIS in disaster risk management
  • Overview of key concepts and Principles in disaster risk reduction
  • Introduction to GIS software and tools for disaster risk management
  • Introduction to spatial data types and Sources for disaster risk analysis

Day 2: Data Collection and Management for Disaster Risk Management

  • Methods and Techniques for collecting spatial data in disaster risk management
  • Data quality assurance and management
  • Georeferencing and spatial data integration
  • Introduction to disaster risk data standards and interoperability

Day 3: Hazard Assessment and Risk Mapping

  • Identifying and assessing different types of hazards
  • Spatial analysis techniques for hazard mapping and vulnerability assessment
  • Developing risk maps and impact assessments using GIS
  • Integration of hazard data with demographic and infrastructure data

Day 4: Emergency Response and Preparedness

  • Role of GIS in emergency Response and decision-making
  • Spatial analysis for evacuation planning and route optimization
  • Real-time data integration and visualization for situational awareness
  • Creating decision support systems for emergency operations centers

Day 5: Resilience Planning and Post-Disaster Recovery

  • GIS applications in resilience planning and adaptive management
  • Spatial analysis for identifying vulnerable areas and prioritizing interventions
  • Assessing the effectiveness of disaster risk reduction measures using GIS
  • Case Studies and best practices in GIS for disaster risk management

Special Offer

Group discount Apply


Mar 04, 2024 - Mar 08, 2024
Weekdays 09:00 AM — 05:00 PM
Apr 08, 2024 - Apr 12, 2024
Weekdays 09:00 AM — 05:00 PM
May 13, 2024 - May 17, 2024
Weekdays 09:00 AM — 05:00 PM
Jun 17, 2024 - Jun 21, 2024
Weekdays 09:00 AM — 05:00 PM
Jul 22, 2024 - Jul 26, 2024
Weekdays 09:00 AM — 05:00 PM
Aug 26, 2024 - Aug 30, 2024
Weekdays 09:00 AM — 05:00 PM
Sep 09, 2024 - Sep 13, 2024
Weekdays 09:00 AM — 05:00 PM
Sep 30, 2024 - Oct 04, 2024
Weekdays 09:00 AM — 05:00 PM
Nov 04, 2024 - Nov 08, 2024
Weekdays 09:00 AM — 05:00 PM
No. of Days: 5
Total Hours: 40
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Perk Group Africa is a capacity development, and consultancy center, a leading destination for organizations, groups, and individuals seeking to advance their skills in the many domains within our scope.

Our expertise includes Socio-economic Research, training, and consultancies on Spatial technologies, Climate change (Environmental Sustainability), Gender Inclusivity, Data Management and Statistics, Project Cycle Management, Enterprise Development, Governance, Organizational Development, and Personal Productivity.

PGA has a tradition of work excellence, we are privileged to have a pool of highly experienced and motivated consultants, all of whom are recognized as industry leaders in their respective fields.

Our aim is to ensure that our services contribute to the public good through sharing knowledge for the benefit of society.

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