Foscore Development Center, Transnational Plaza, Mama Ngina Street 5th Floor, Nairobi Kenya

Sep 26th 2022

Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems Course

By: Foscore Development Center

Attendees

About

Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems Course on 26th to 30th September 2022

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Introduction

The training is aimed at helping participants and their respective organizations to design and implement Early Warning Systems. The course will help participants develop an early warning systems and risk management plans tailored to the needs of their respective organizations

Course Objective:

·         Understand operational mechanisms and procedures for the prediction, forecasting, monitoring and response to warning

·         Develop tools for early warning audits, identify current gaps in existing early warning systems

·         Undertake risk assessment and design of multi-hazard end-to-end early warning systems for disaster risk reduction

·         Develop strategies to institutionalize early warning systems into the process cycle of disaster risk reduction and development planning, emergency response, and preparedness activities

·         Design and implement community based early warning systems that are people centered

·         Evaluate and introduce public education and training programme for the community based early warning systems

·         Apply emerging new generation climate prediction technologies for anticipating and managing disaster risks associated with climate change & variability

Duration

5 days

Who should attend?

The training is intended for management teams working in government agencies, NGOs, and Community Members working in governments, funding agencies, and research and non-government organizations for Emergency response and other Development programmes. Course content

·         Introduction

·         Establishment of early warning systems

·         Risk information in emergency planning and warnings

·         Hazard Monitoring, forecasting, and mandates for warning development

·         Development of understandable, authoritative, recognizable and timely warnings

·         Warning dissemination mechanisms

·         Emergency preparedness and response activities

·         Disaster risk management user community

·         Operational framework of early warning systems

·         improvements in emergency preparedness and prevention