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
Online

Tsunami Awareness

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.

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

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

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.

Implementing an Operational Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting System (OOFS)

Implementing an Operational Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting System (OOFS)

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.

Tsunami Ready Training Course (Indonesia)
Online

Tsunami Ready Training Course (Indonesia)

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.

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

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

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.