Multi-Hazard risk assessment Training

Date: 17-Apr-17 to 21-Apr-17
Location: PrideInn Hotels / Nairobi / Kenya
Category: Education


This course deals with the procedures to collect, analyze and evaluate spatial information for risk assessment from natural and human-induced hazards (such as geological hazard, hydro-meteorological hazards, environmental hazards and technological hazards). The course will guide you through the entire process of risk assessment, on the basis of a case study of a city exposed to multiple hazards, in a developing country (Risk City). Also a number of case studies are used from Europe (Italy, France), China, and Georgia.


understand the concepts of hazard assessment, elements at risk mapping, vulnerability assessment, and risk assessment;
formulate the spatial data requirements for risk assessment;
generate an elements at risk data base using GIS;
formulate the requirements of hazard data and methods;
apply various methods for vulnerability assessment;
generate risk maps using qualitative and quantitative methods;
have insight in how a risk assessment could be carried out in your own situation;


8 Days

Module 1: Introduction to risk assessment
Module 2: Obtaining spatial data for risk assessment
Module 3: Hazard Assessment
Module 4: Elements at risk assessment
Module 5: Vulnerability assessment
Module 6: Risk assessment
Module 7: Risk management
Module 8: Final project and examination


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