Reducing Risk and Managing Disasters - Course Material

 

Lesson

PowerPoint

SATURDAY

   

Introduction to Disaster Risk Reduction

   

09:10-09:40

Introduction: the importance of integrated risk management in the disaster cycle. Walter J. Ammann (Global Risk Forum Davos, Switzerland) Introduction Documentation_Ammann

09:40-10:30

Trends in disaster risk reduction and emergency management. David Alexander (University of Florence, Italy) State of the Art short

The 'Risk Cycle': Prevention

   

10:50-11:40

Prevention and damage limitation measures for major earthquake disasters. David Alexander (University of Florence, Italy) Earthquakes and Housing

11:40-12:30

Meteorological disasters and the prevention of floods. David Alexander (University of Florence, Italy) Floods2

13:30-14:20

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) Resilience and Vulnerability

The 'Risk Cycle': Intervention

   

14:20-15:30

Principles of command, co-operation and support in emergency management. David Alexander (University of Florence, Italy) Command Systems short

15:50-16:40

The emergency command centre and its role in crisis situations. David Alxander (University of Florence, Italy) EOCs

16:40-19:30

ICT and risk management I. Security related models: data mining, system analysis and risk management. Stefan Pickl (Univeristy of the German Army, Munich, Germany) IDRC2010academy
 

Lesson

PowerPoint

SUNDAY

   

The 'Risk Cycle': Response

   

08:30-09:20

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) Never to be Found in a Risk Register Risk Academy

09:20-10:10

Exercising and testing: building capacity in good times for action in bad times. Gavin J. Love (WorleyPasons, USA) IDRC_2010_Exercise and Training_Risk_Academy_GavinLove
     

The 'Risk Cycle': Recovery

   

10:40-12:00

Planning for sustainable disaster recovery, shelter provision and reconstruction: some lessons from recent major disasters. David Alexander (University of Florence, Italy) Reconstruction and shelter

13:00-14:20

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). 100531 Davos WS Fekete

14:20-15:10

Disasters and development: the implications and applications. Andrew Collins (Northumbria University, UK) Disaster and Development Training at GRF