Technical Assistance on Implementation of Geo-referenced Information Systems for Disaster Risk Management

Year: 2013-2014
Country: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal 


The main objective of this project is to provide technical knowhow to implement Geo-referenced Information Systems for Disaster Risk Reduction (Geo-DRM) in some identified organizations in Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Nepal.

     Geoinformatics Center (GIC) jointly implement this project with Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in partnership with the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), Asia Pacific Office, Bangkok.

     In October 2013, one week capacity buitding training program was held at Geoinformatics Center, Asian Institute of Technology. About ten participants from Afghanistan and Nepal attended this training. Bangladesh participants could not attend this program due to some political unrest back in their country. Details  / Photos

      A followup training program was held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 11th to 14th February, 2014 targetting the Nepali participants to provide further knowledge on some advance topics. Participants from Ministry of Home Affairs, Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and National Planning Commission attended the training. Details  / Photos

      Second session of this training to provide further assistance on developing Geo-DRM poertals was conducted at Geoinformatics Center, Asian Institute of Technology from 24th to 28th March, 2014. About 12 participants from Afghanistan and Bangladesh attnded this training. Details  / Photos

To access the Geo-Portal established at Ministry of Home AffairsNepal click here

To access the Geo-Portal established at Department of Disaster Management, Bangladesh click here

Implementing Organizations


Countries and Involved Agencies

Nepal  np-lgflag
Ministry of Home Affairs moha
Nepal Police nepal-police
Armed Police Force armed-police
National Planning Commission planing-commission
Bangladesh bd
Department of Disaster Management DMR-bd
Afghanistan af
ANDMA andma