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Training Program on Extreme Events, Disaster Risk Reduction & Management at NIT Nagpur [Nov 21-23]: Register by Oct 21

By: Jasmeet | 15 Oct 2019 10:19 PM
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“The more governments, UN agencies, organizations, businesses, and civil society understand risk and vulnerability the better equipped they will be to mitigate disasters when they strike and save more lives“ -Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General. Extreme events are events that have extreme values of certain important meteorological variables.

Damage is often caused by extreme values of certain meteorological variables such as large amounts of precipitation (e.g., floods), high wind speeds (e.g., cyclones), high temperatures (e.g., heat waves), sudden and violent shaking (Earthquakes), etc. A disaster is a sudden, calamitous event that seriously disrupts the functioning of a community or society and causes human, material, and economic or environmental losses.

The project aims to build capacity by imparting training on “Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation” with a focus on various components like sustainable habitat, green building, disaster risk reduction and management, and socio-economic vulnerability and livelihood. Under this project, VNIT Nagpur will be conducting ten training courses during 2017-20.

Who can Attend?

The course is designed for practicing architects, civil engineers, structural engineers (private and public sectors), officials in SDMA, DDMA, NDMA, Urban local bodies, Zilla Parishad, Town Planning authority, Real Estate Developers, etc. The participants are recommended to bring their laptop for hands-on training sessions

Resource Person

The lectures will be delivered by the experienced faculty from VNIT, Nagpur and outside experts from IIITs, NITs, SPAs, and Practicing Architect, Planners from industries.

How to Apply?
  • Duly filled application along with the security deposit, (Rs. 2000/- DD or cheque) should reach by 21st October 2019.
  • Application without the certificate of concerned authority will not be entertained.
  • To download the registration form, click here.
Contact

Phone Number: 0712-2801056

Email ID: capacitybuildingvnit@gmail.com

For further details, click here.

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