ICT for Disaster Risk Management workshop

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Department of Information and Communication Technology, Royal Institute of Management is pleased to announce a short workshop on “ICT for Disaster Risk Management” for the Senior Government Officials under the UN APCICT Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders programe .

ICT for Disaster Risk Management module 9 is developed and supported by UN-APCICT. The course aims to:

  • Provide an overview of DRM;
  • Present an approach of identifying information needs in DRM, and then matching the needs
  • with ICTs;
  • Describe and provide examples of existing ICT applications for DRM; and
  • Raise policy considerations (benefits and barriers) for employing ICTs in DRM

By the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

  • Identify and describe the major activities in DRM (mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery);
  • Identify some of the information challenges in DRM;
  • Discuss the relevance and usefulness of ICT applications for DRM;
  • Understand the policy issues for creating a suitable ICT framework for supporting DRM; and
  • Know the major regional and international cooperation mechanisms for the use of ICTs in DRM.

This workshop is designed to be taken in a 3 day session in which entire module will be covered including intensive discussions of relevant case studies of specific ICT applications in DRM.  

Mode of Teaching:

The mode of teaching will be a mix of following teaching and learning approach.

  • Classroom based lecture
  • Case based
  • Experiential based learning

Course Fee

This course is free. DSA will be paid by RIM (only for civil servants).

Tentative Course dates:

5th March to 7th march. Dates is subjected to change depending on the number of participants.

Registration will be closed on February 28.2018

Contact Details:

For information:     kuenga yangki ,  kuenga_yangki@rim.edu.bt ,77292837.
For registration:      Chhimi Om , chhimi_om@rim.edu.bt , 17799505