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Multi-Hazard risk assessment Training 16th -25th October 2017

  • Venue: Appleton Resort, Westlands Nairobi Kenya
  • Start Date: 16 October 2017
  • End Date: 25 October 2017
  • Cost: USD $ 1800.00


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

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