SDG11.5

11.5 By 2030, significantly reduce the number of deaths and the number of people affected and substantially decrease the direct economic losses relative to global gross domestic product caused by disasters, including water-related disasters, with a focus on protecting the poor and people in vulnerable situations

Courses tagged with "SDG11.5"

Tsunami Awareness

Category: 2022
Language: English
RTC/STC: STC ITIC
Mode of Delivery: Online
IOC Programme: Tsunami
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher

Tsunamis are low frequency natural hazards but high impact events that may cause loss of lives and assets.This online course provides a review of basic tsunami science to provide a basic understanding of tsunami phenomenon, tsunami hazard and tsunami risk, the tsunami warning processes and products, tsunami preparedness for coastal communities, and the TsunamiReady concept and guidelines for its implementation.
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Bernardo Aliaga Rossel
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Claudia Delgado
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Tammy Fukuji
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Laura Kong

Gestión de zonas costeras: Erosión costera y herramientas para su estudio

Category: 2021
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher
Este curso tiene por objetivo estudiar la erosión costera; estableciendo herramientas para su observación y cuantificación; y teniendo como elementos integradores los conceptos de Reducción de Riesgo de Desastres y Manejo Costero Integrado dentro del conjunto de amenazas naturales.
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Jonathan Cedeno
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Jacqueline Rivas
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Ivan Saltos

Implementing an Operational Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting System (OOFS)

Category: 2021
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher
Implementing an operational ocean monitoring and forecasting system is guided by multiple scientific, technical and outreach choices. This course will provide examples of these choices through an overview of the products from an operational oceanography and forecasting systems (via the Copernicus Marine Service portfolio) and a demonstration on graphical user interfaces and command line interfaces to visualize these data. Practical sessions will be proposed on Assimilation Validation and Downscaling.
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Xavier ANDRE
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Stefania Ciliberti
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Romain Escudier
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Rita Lecci
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Fabrice Messal
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Alejandro Rojas Aldana
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Fiona Schmid
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Denis Seng
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Francesco Trotta
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Romane Zufic

Tsunami Ready Training Course (Indonesia)

Category: 2021
Language: English
RTC/STC: STC Indonesia
Mode of Delivery: Online
IOC Programme: Tsunami
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher

This is an introductory-level training course providing the basic understanding of performance-based community readiness concept toward tsunami hazard based on 12 tsunami preparedness indicators.


The objective of this training course is to build the capacity of participants to enable them to provide assistance on building a tsunami ready community in Indonesia.
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Adityawarman Adityawarman
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Madona Madona
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Noer Nurhayati
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Yuliana Purwanti

Understanding the Benefits of Operational Ocean and Forecasting Systems (OOFS)

Category: 2021
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher
This course will provide an overview of Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting Systems. Three main topics will be addressed: the international context and motivations, modelling the ocean and operate systems, disseminating ocean information.
  • Course Editor / Instructor: David Bazin
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Stefania Ciliberti
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Fabrice Messal
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Alejandro Rojas Aldana
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Fiona Schmid
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Denis Seng
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Romane Zufic