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Flood Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climate Course

By: Foscore Development Center


04 - 15 Feb, 2019  12 days

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USD 2,000

Venue: Foscore Development Center, Nairobi Kenya

Every year across the globe, floods cause the loss of several 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 nations, which calls for a proactive approach to establishing a disaster risk reduction regime for safer and sustainable development.

Course Objective:

  • Discuss dynamics of flood risk in a changing climate
  • Evaluate the extent of flood risk and vulnerability and assess the capacity to response
  • Develop comprehensive strategies for flood risk management in a changing climate
  • Apply climate smart structural and non-structural measures for flood risk mitigation
  • Develop preparedness and response plans for effective flood risk reduction
  • Integrate flood recovery programs with flood risk management strategies
  • Address cross-cutting issues in flood risk management

Who should attend?

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.

Course content

Module 1: Introduction

  • Terminologies in disaster risk management
  • Hydro-meteorological hazards, their formation and predictability
  • Flood disaster
  • Natural catastrophes occurrence

Module 2: Climate Change and Impending Flood Risk

  • climate change and global warming
  • Interventions under challenging circumstances of climate change
  • Developing climate outlook/scenario and finding option for adaptation to climate changr

Module 3: Flood Risk Assessment

  • Principles and aspects of flood assessment
  • Process of flood vulnerability and capacities assessment
  • Process of flood risk assessment
  • Community-based flood risk assessment

Module 4: Flood Risk Mitigation

  • Flood plain management for flood risk mitigation
  • Tools for flood plan management
  • Climate smart structural interventions
  • Flood-proofing in a multi-hazard environment
  • Integrated watershed management in a changing climate
  • Urban and rural development planning for flood risk reduction
  • Public awareness and capacity building for flood risk reduction

Module 5: Flood Disaster Preparedness and Response Planning Process

  • Flood disaster preparedness framework
  • Flood Contingency Planning Process
  • Flood forecasting and early warning systems
  • Flood emergency management
  • Flood evacuation process
  • Flood search and rescue

Module 6: Flood Recovery Planning & Implementation

  • Planning & implementation
  • Flood damage and need assessment
  • Sustainable recovery programs

Module 7: Crosscutting Issues

  • Economics of flood risk management
  • Financial tools for flood risk reduction
  • Relevant issues on trans-boundary, governance and gender

General Notes

  • All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants needs
  • The participant must be conversant with English
  • Presentations are well guided, practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are expert with more than 10years of experience.
  • Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)
  • Training will be done at Foscore development center (FDC-K) center in Nairobi Kenya. We also offer more than five participants training at requested location within Kenya, more than ten participants within east Africa and more than twenty participant all over the world.
Foscore Development Center, Nairobi Kenya Feb 04 - 15 Feb, 2019
USD 2,000.00
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A discount of 10% to 50% for a group of more than two
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