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The Role of GSOs in Disaster Risk Reduction Webinars: Feb 06 – Feb 20
Host: American Geosciences Institute
Organized by: the World Community of Geological Surveys, the Global Earthquake Model Foundation, the Geological Survey of Canada, GNS Science (New Zealand), and facilitated by: Sage On Earth Consulting
The World Community of Geological Surveys, the Global Earthquake Model Foundation, the Geological Survey of Canada, and GNS Science (New Zealand) are hosting a three-part webinar series that brings together representatives from multiple geological survey organizations (GSOs) to provide an update on the latest information about the role of GSOs in understanding geo-hazard risks and informing risk reduction actions. The Disaster Risk Reduction Forum will be hosted as a set of three regional sessions with each regional forum will feature lectures from science policy experts and geoscientists and a moderated discussion session with attendees.
The Disaster Risk Reduction Forum sessions are as follows:
Part I: The Enablers: Mechanisms that facilitate GSOs' role in disaster and climate risk management
06 February 2023 13.00 - 16.00 GMT
Part II: The Science and Technology: Advancing methods, tools, and capabilities in hazard and risk assessment
13 February 2023 16.00 - 19.00 GMT
Part III: The Risk Management Goal: How GSOs can support awareness and advocacy, enhancing building codes, early warning systems, and local level resilience planning
20 February 2023 03.00 - 06.00 GMT
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