Training Programme on “Natural Disasters & Conflicts” in Afghanistan
Date: 11-12 April 2015
Venue: Kabul - Afghanistan

The Centre, in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), organised a training programme on “Natural Disasters & Conflicts” within the framework of the Environment Capacity Building (Environment-CaB) Programme, on 11-12 April 2015 at the venue of the National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) in Kabul, Afghanistan. The course was provided by Mr. Ahmed Kamal, Member Disaster Risk Reduction (Member DRR), expert from National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) of Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

The training course on “Natural Disasters & Conflicts” mainly covered the following subjects:

  • Natural Disasters, Risks & Assessment - Terms and concept
  • Afghanistan’s Risk Profile and Disaster Management System
  • Disaster–Development Linkages
  • Causes of floods, Climate Change Impacts, Loss & Damages
  • Climate Risk Management
  • Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management & Flood DRR Mainstreaming
  • IWRM Guidelines for Integrated Flood Management
  • Flood Hazard Vulnerability & Mapping
  • Floods and the Catchment Condition Variability
  • Flash Floods Risk Management Measures
  • Urban Flood Risk Management Measures
  • Flood Proofing
  • Roles & Responsibilities on Flood Management
  • Structural Flood Management
  • Non-Structural Flood Management