Reducing Risk and Managing Disasters - Course Material

<h2>Lesson</h2><h2>PowerPoint</h2>
<h2>SATURDAY</h2>
<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)<a target="_blank" class="download" title="Initiates file download" href="t3://file?uid=4766">Introduction Documentation_Ammann</a>
<h4>09:40-10:30</h4>Trends in disaster risk reduction and emergency management. David Alexander (University of Florence, Italy)<a target="_blank" class="download" title="Initiates file download" href="t3://file?uid=4770">State of the Art short</a>
<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)<a target="_blank" class="download" title="Initiates file download" href="t3://file?uid=4761">Earthquakes and Housing</a>
<h4>11:40-12:30</h4>Meteorological disasters and the prevention of floods. David Alexander (University of Florence, Italy)<a target="_blank" class="download" title="Initiates file download" href="t3://file?uid=4763">Floods2</a>
<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)<a target="_blank" class="download" title="Initiates file download" href="t3://file?uid=4769">Resilience and Vulnerability</a>
<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)<a target="_blank" class="download" title="Initiates file download" href="t3://file?uid=4759">Command Systems short</a>
<h4>15:50-16:40</h4>The emergency command centre and its role in crisis situations. David Alxander (University of Florence, Italy) <a target="_blank" class="download" title="Initiates file download" href="t3://file?uid=4762">EOCs</a>
<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)<a target="_blank" class="download" title="Initiates file download" href="t3://file?uid=4764">IDRC2010academy</a>
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<h2>SUNDAY</h2>
<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)<a target="_blank" class="download" title="Initiates file download" href="t3://file?uid=4767">Never to be Found in a Risk Register Risk Academy</a>
<h4>09:20-10:10</h4>Exercising and testing: building capacity in good times for action in bad times. Gavin J. Love (WorleyPasons, USA)<a target="_blank" class="download" title="Initiates file download" href="t3://file?uid=4765">IDRC_2010_Exercise and Training_Risk_Academy_GavinLove</a>
<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)<a target="_blank" class="download" title="Initiates file download" href="t3://file?uid=4768">Reconstruction and shelter</a>
<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).<a target="_blank" class="download" title="Initiates file download" href="t3://file?uid=4758">100531 Davos WS Fekete</a>
<h4>14:20-15:10</h4>Disasters and development: the implications and applications. Andrew Collins (Northumbria University, UK)<a target="_blank" class="download" title="Initiates file download" href="t3://file?uid=4760">Disaster and Development Training at GRF</a>