This course is to raise awareness on the importance of the Tampere Convention, how to undertake the ratification process as well as the implementation at the national level.
This course is aimed at providing guidance for developing table top simulation exercises which will help to test if NETPs and other national strategies for disaster preparedness and response are ready to be used when disasters strike.
The course is aimed at providing information on how to develop National Emergency Telecommunications Plans through a multi-stakeholder approach including all phases of disaster management.
Description: IoT technologies & sensor-based communication can provide a solution for disaster preparedness, such as prediction and early warning systems to compensate for inadequate infrastructure that places developing and emerging countries in a, particularly vulnerable position. This course aims to equip participants with the knowledge of mitigating the risks and effects of natural disasters due to high population density, poor evacuation infrastructure and exposure to severe weather events through the use of IoT sensors.