International conference: Reducing risks and building disaster resilience

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Center for Disaster Risk Management and Develoment Studies, Ahmadu Bello University (CDRMDS)
Date:
03-05 Dec 2012
Location:
Nigeria (Abuja)

Disasters are increasing in intensity and frequency due to conflicts and impact of climate change on Communities. Disasters have the potential of reducing Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and delaying the attainment of Millennium Development Goals (MDG). Considerable efforts are needed to reduce risks and build disaster resilience.

The objectives of this conference is to bring together practitioners and researchers in disaster management to share ideas on disaster management, raise public awareness on the risks of disasters, show case current researches in CCA and DRR and review current strategies in disaster reduction and building disaster resilience

Sub Theme

  • Institutional and Human Resource Capacity Development
  • Climate Change Adaptation Strategies
  • Community based Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Emergency Management
  • Management of Critical Infrastructures
  • Development and Deployment of Early Warning Systems
  • Disaster Prevention Education and curricular, Safe Schools and School disaster Management
  • Food Security, Agriculture and Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Remote Sensing and Geographic Information system in Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Health, Health facilities and Disaster Risk
  • Media, Information Management and Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment
  • Post Disaster Needs Assessment
  • Damage and Loss Assessment


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Event fee

Normal rate: N15.000. Students rate: N5.000.

How to register

For more information, please, visit the online page here.


Keywords

Themes:
Capacity Development, Climate Change, Community-based DRR, Early Warning, Education & School Safety, Gender, Health & Health Facilities, Media, Risk Identification & Assessment, GIS & Mapping, Critical Infrastructure, Vulnerable Populations, Food Security & Agriculture
Countries:
Nigeria
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