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Flood Disaster Risk Management In Changing Climate
Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/03/2024 - 08/03/2024
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Location
Fahari Palace Apartments
along, Church Rd,
Nairobi
Kenya


Kenya

Categories

Registration Link
https://www.fineresultsresearch.org/training/?courses=Flood%20Disaster%20Risk%20Management%20in%20Changing%20Climate&course_id=12&status=1&course=496


INTRODUCTION

Floods are a global challenges facing many countries and result in the loss of lives and damage to properties hindering development. Global warming and urbanization are increasing the prevalence of floods. Thus, many nations are focusing on strategies to combat floods. This necessitates different strategies for reduction of disaster risks to ensure sustainable development. This course is beneficial too professional working in the management of flood disasters including decision makers, developing and planning officials, professionals in the housing, public works, and water resources sectors, governmental officials, and NGOs committed to disaster management. The course accommodates participants from all nations.

DURATION

5 Days

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

Explain flood risks in relation to the current changing climate
Identify the degree of flood risks and vulnerability and establish strategies to eradicate the vulnerabilities
Develop approaches for management of flood risks in the current changing climate
Apply mitigation measures for flood risk
Develop flood recovery programs
Identify the solutions to flood risk challenges

COURSE OUTLINE
Module 1

Introduction

Define the terms in disaster risk management
Formation and predictability of hydro-meteorological risks
Occurrence of natural disasters
Flood disaster

Flood Risk and Climate Change

Global warming and climate change
Strategies for climate change
Adapting to climate change

Module 2

Assessment of Flood Risk

Flood assessment principles
Flood vulnerability processes
Process of flood risk evaluation
Process of community-based flood risk evaluation

Module 3

Mitigation of Flood Risk

Management plan for mitigation of flood
Flood management plan tools
Smart strategies for Climate change
Flood-proofing in a multifaceted surrounding
Water shed management
Rural and urban planning to reduce flood risks
Public awareness on flood risks

Module 4

Preparation and Response to Flood Disaster

Framework for flood disaster preparation
Process of flood contingency planning
Predicting early flood warning signs
Management of emergency floods
Process of flood evacuation
Search and rescue during flood disaster

Planning and Implementation for Flood Recovery

Planning and implementation
Damages and need assessment
Programs of sustainable recovery

Module 5

Crosscutting Issues

Flood risk management economics
Flood risk reduction financial tools
Trans-boundary, governance and gender issues

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