Gis for Disaster Risk Management Course
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Gis for Disaster Risk Management Course

5 Days Online - Virtual Training

# Start Date End Date Duration Location Registration
15 12/12/2022 16/12/2022 5 Days Live Online Training
16 23/01/2023 27/01/2023 5 Days Live Online Training
17 20/02/2023 24/02/2023 5 Days Live Online Training
18 20/03/2023 24/03/2023 5 Days Live Online Training
19 17/04/2023 21/04/2023 5 Days Live Online Training
20 15/05/2023 19/05/2023 5 Days Live Online Training
21 12/06/2023 16/06/2023 5 Days Live Online Training


Rapid population growth and urbanization combined with extreme climatic events are causing a rapid increase in vulnerability of communities exposed to hazardous events. As a result, disasters are increasingly taking a heavy toll on life and property. Growth both in urban and non-urban areas calls for integration of adequate measures to reduce the impact of disasters. There is increased need for risk- informed decision making in planning for effective coping mechanisms for disaster risk reduction. This course will create significant awareness among the disaster management Professionals regarding the importance of GIS usage.

Course Objective:

         Utilize spatial data, GIS and remote sensing in disaster risk assessment and management;

         Utilize existing sources of historical disaster information and elements at risk data;

         Apply GIS/remote sensing in hazard, vulnerability and risk assessment;

         Employ risk information in emergency preparedness planning;

         Visualize hazard and risk information; and

         Apply GIS/remote sensing to post-disaster damage assessment.


5 Days

Who should attend?

The course is open to all participants who are working or will be working in the organizations where spatial information is used or considered to be used for the purpose of disaster risk management, disaster management, or disaster risk reduction. There is no prerequisite GIS knowledge for participant who is interested in this course.

Course content

MODULE 1: Terminologies of disaster management

         Terminologies of disaster management

         GIS and remote sensing

         Handling spatial information

MODULE 2: Post-Disaster Impact and Damage Analysis

         use of satellite imagery for disaster relief and recovery

         Impact analysis and preliminary damage assessment

         Building damage assessment

MODULE 3: Pre-Disaster Risk Assessment

         Hazard Assessment

         Elements at risk and vulnerability assessment

         Types and methods of risk assessment, risk evaluation, cost-benefit


MODULE 4: Risk Information for Risk Reduction Planning

         Risk evaluation

         Visualization of risk information

         Risk information and spatial planning


General Notes

·         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs

·         The participant must be conversant in English

·         Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)

·         Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.

·         One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)

·         Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.

·         For any inquiries reach us at or +254712260031




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