Reducing Risk and Managing Disasters - Course Material

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<h3>Introduction to Disaster Risk Reduction</h3>
<h4>09:10-09:40</h4> Introduction: the importance of integrated risk management in the disaster cycle. Walter J. Ammann (Global Risk Forum Davos, Switzerland) <link file:4766 _blank download "Initiates file download">Introduction Documentation_Ammann</link>
<h4>09:40-10:30</h4> Trends in disaster risk reduction and emergency management. David Alexander (University of Florence, Italy) <link file:4770 _blank download "Initiates file download">State of the Art short</link>
<h3>The 'Risk Cycle': Prevention</h3>
<h4>10:50-11:40</h4> Prevention and damage limitation measures for major earthquake disasters. David Alexander (University of Florence, Italy) <link file:4761 _blank download "Initiates file download">Earthquakes and Housing</link>
<h4>11:40-12:30</h4> Meteorological disasters and the prevention of floods. David Alexander (University of Florence, Italy) <link file:4763 _blank download "Initiates file download">Floods2</link>
<h4>13:30-14:20</h4> The concept of resilience and its applications in disaster risk reduction. Walter J. Ammann (Global Risk Forum Davos, Switzerland), David Alexander (University of Florence, Italy) <link file:4769 _blank download "Initiates file download">Resilience and Vulnerability</link>
<h3>The 'Risk Cycle': Intervention</h3>
<h4>14:20-15:30</h4> Principles of command, co-operation and support in emergency management. David Alexander (University of Florence, Italy) <link file:4759 _blank download "Initiates file download">Command Systems short</link>
<h4>15:50-16:40</h4> The emergency command centre and its role in crisis situations. David Alxander (University of Florence, Italy) <link file:4762 _blank download "Initiates file download">EOCs</link>
<h4>16:40-19:30</h4> ICT and risk management I. Security related models: data mining, system analysis and risk management. Stefan Pickl (Univeristy of the German Army, Munich, Germany) <link file:4764 _blank download "Initiates file download">IDRC2010academy</link>
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<h3>The 'Risk Cycle': Response</h3>
<h4>08:30-09:20</h4> Never to be found in a risk register or displayed on a dashboard: the risk implicit in our decisions, actions and mindsets are hidden... until their time. John S. Bircham (Bircham Global Limited, New Zealand) <link file:4767 _blank download "Initiates file download">Never to be Found in a Risk Register Risk Academy</link>
<h4>09:20-10:10</h4> Exercising and testing: building capacity in good times for action in bad times. Gavin J. Love (WorleyPasons, USA) <link file:4765 _blank download "Initiates file download">IDRC_2010_Exercise and Training_Risk_Academy_GavinLove</link>
<h3>The 'Risk Cycle': Recovery</h3>
<h4>10:40-12:00</h4> Planning for sustainable disaster recovery, shelter provision and reconstruction: some lessons from recent major disasters. David Alexander (University of Florence, Italy) <link file:4768 _blank download "Initiates file download">Reconstruction and shelter</link>
<h4>13:00-14:20</h4> Criticality analysis of critical infrastructures: parameters and criteria for the development of a priority list on national level. Alexander Fekete (Federal Office for Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance, Bonn, Germany). <link file:4758 _blank download "Initiates file download">100531 Davos WS Fekete</link>
<h4>14:20-15:10</h4> Disasters and development: the implications and applications. Andrew Collins (Northumbria University, UK) <link file:4760 _blank download "Initiates file download">Disaster and Development Training at GRF</link>