Session 2B ICT for Disaster Mitigation Training of Trainers Workshop on “ICT for Disaster Risk Management” 22 to 26 Februa...
United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development  <ul><li>To ...
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Group Work!! Prepare a 1 hour session plan for facilitating the session “ICT for Disaster Mitigation”
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Module 9 ict for disaster mitigation

  1. 1. Session 2B ICT for Disaster Mitigation Training of Trainers Workshop on “ICT for Disaster Risk Management” 22 to 26 February 2011 Incheon, Republic of Korea
  2. 2. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development <ul><li>To understand the concept and measures of disaster mitigation </li></ul><ul><li>To identify the information need for mitigation measures decision support </li></ul><ul><li>To understand the role of ICT for mitigation measures decision support </li></ul>Session objectives
  3. 3. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development What is disaster mitigation? <ul><li>What </li></ul><ul><li>Who </li></ul><ul><li>When </li></ul><ul><li>Why </li></ul>strategies or actions governments, organizations, communities pre-disaster to reduce or limit the adverse impacts of hazards and related disaster The effort to reduce the loss of lives and properties by lessening the adverse impact of disaster
  4. 4. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development <ul><li>Construction of barriers </li></ul><ul><li>Physical modification </li></ul><ul><li>Building codes </li></ul><ul><li>Resistant construction </li></ul><ul><li>Structural modification </li></ul>What are the disaster mitigation measures? 1. Structural mitigation 2. Non-structural mitigation <ul><li>Land use planning/zoning </li></ul><ul><li>Risk mapping </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental protection regulations </li></ul><ul><li>Community awareness and education programs </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance programs and tax incentives </li></ul>
  5. 5. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Information needs for mitigation measures decision support <ul><li>Hazard assessment and mapping </li></ul><ul><li>Vulnerability assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Demographic distribution and characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure, lifeline and critical features </li></ul><ul><li>Human and material resources </li></ul><ul><li>Communication facilities </li></ul>
  6. 6. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Role of ICT for mitigation measures decision support
  7. 7. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Use of GIS in hazard assessment, Bangladesh Landslide susceptibility map of Rangamati Municipality
  8. 8. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development SMART Tunnel - Kuala Lumpur Use of ICT in flood mitigation, Malaysia
  9. 9. Group Work!! Prepare a 1 hour session plan for facilitating the session “ICT for Disaster Mitigation”
  10. 10. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Thank You Visit ava.unapcict.org for more info and free online learning courses. Twitter : @unapcict (twitter.com/unapcict)

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