Flood Disaster Risk Management in Changing Climate

Course date: 09/12/2019 to 13/12/2019 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800, KES 65,000

INTRODUCTION

Floods are a global challenges facing many countries and result in the loss of lives and damage to properties hindering development. Global warming and urbanization are increasing the prevalence of floods. Thus, many nations are focusing on strategies to combat floods. This necessitates different strategies for reduction of disaster risks to ensure sustainable development. This course is beneficial too professional working in the management of flood disasters including decision makers, developing and planning officials, professionals in the housing, public works, and water resources sectors, governmental officials, and NGOs committed to disaster management. The course accommodates participants from all nations.

 

DURATION

5 Days

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Explain flood risks in relation to the current changing climate
  • Identify the degree of flood risks and vulnerability and establish strategies to eradicate the vulnerabilities
  • Develop approaches for management of flood risks in the current changing climate
  • Apply mitigation measures for flood risk
  • Develop flood recovery programs
  • Identify the solutions to flood risk challenges

 

COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1

Introduction

  • Define the terms in disaster risk management
  • Formation and predictability of hydro-meteorological risks
  • Occurrence of natural disasters
  • Flood disaster

 

Flood Risk and Climate Change

  • Global warming and climate change
  • Strategies for climate change
  • Adapting to climate change

 

Module 2

Assessment of Flood Risk

  • Flood assessment principles
  • Flood vulnerability processes
  • Process of flood risk evaluation
  • Process of community-based flood risk evaluation

 

Module 3

Mitigation of Flood Risk

  • Management plan for mitigation of flood
  • Flood management plan tools
  • Smart strategies for Climate change
  • Flood-proofing in a multifaceted surrounding
  • Water shed management
  • Rural and urban planning to reduce flood risks
  • Public awareness on flood risks

 

Module 4

Preparation and Response to Flood Disaster

  • Framework for flood disaster preparation
  • Process of flood contingency planning
  • Predicting early flood warning signs
  • Management of emergency floods
  • Process of flood evacuation
  • Search and rescue during flood disaster

 

Planning and Implementation for Flood Recovery

  • Planning and implementation
  • Damages and need assessment
  • Programs of sustainable recovery

 

Module 5

Crosscutting Issues

  • Flood risk management economics
  • Flood risk reduction financial tools
  • Trans-boundary, governance and gender issues

 

 

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TRAINING CUSTOMIZATION

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can also have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  During the trainings, participants should come with their own laptops.

 

TRAINING FEE

The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

 

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: +254732776700

or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Limited bank before commencement of training. Send proof of payment through the email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.

 

 

 

 

Course Date: 09/12/2019 to 13/12/2019 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800 , KES 65,000
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