3rd Regional Training Course on End-to-End Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems

Duration: 1 Mar 2014 - 30 Mar 2014

Department: ACD

Donor Agency: Course fee

Location: Thailand,


The course builds the capacity of professionals in designing, managing, evaluating and undertaking improvements in people-centred end-to-end early warning systems for hydro-meteorological and geological hazards and extreme events associated with climate change and variability. The course builds upon ADPC's experience in disaster management, facilitating regional cooperation and building capacities of disaster management institutions and practitioners as well as communities. It draws from ADPC's experience in utilizing weather and climate information applications for disaster mitigation and the recent establishment of the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System.


Delivering the knowledge and skills on End-to-End Early Warning System to government officials responsible for disaster management policy and planning; IFRC/ ICRC; international and local NGOs; NGOs involved in the areas of disaster risk reduction, response and recovery; staff from training institutes and other agencies responsible for knowledge dissemination on disaster risk reduction and management as well as training of trainers; persons involved in coordination of disaster management activities (e.g., defense forces and emergency services); UN agencies.