International Day of Disaster Reduction: Using Emerging Methods and Practices to Promote Disaster Resilience

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Host:
University of Warwick
Date:
13 Oct 2017
Location:
United Kingdom (Coventry)
Venue:
University of Warwick, Humanities Building, Room H043

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies in collaboration with the Warwick Institute for the Science of Cities is organising a workshop to promote the work that is currently being held across different departments of the University on disaster risk reduction.

The workshop will include presentations by academics as well as a tutorial for collaborative mapping using JOSM and will be concluded by a 'Mapathon' event.

Agenda

  • 09:00 - 09:30 Registration

  • 09:30 - 10:00 Rethinking, risk, crisis and uncertainty: disaster resilience 2.0
    • Professor Jon Coaffee, Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick


  • 10:00 - 10:30 Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science: Emerging Data and Practices to Support Disaster Risk Reduction
    • Dr João Porto de Albuquerque, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick


  • 10:30 - 10:45 Break

  • 10:45 - 11:30 Tutorial - Using crowdsourcing mapping software for humanitarian purposes – How to map using JOSM

  • 11:30 - 13:30 ‘Mapathon’, Collaborative mapping event for disease outbreak in Kenya (lunch provided)

To attend the event, please register here.


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Keywords

Themes:
Capacity Development, Disaster Risk Management, Social Impacts & Social Resilience, Vulnerable Populations
Countries:
United Kingdom
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the World Conference in Sendai, Japan The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the World Conference in Sendai, Japan.
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