DA7: Technical Support and Training Workshop to Establish and Use Geo-referenced Information Systems for Disaster Risk Management (Geo-DRM) for Kyrgyzstan

Date: 
20 Jan 2014 to 22 Jan 2014
Location: 
Osh, Kyrgyzstan

Technical Support and Training Workshop to Establish and Use Geo-referenced Information Systems for Disaster Risk Management (Geo-DRM) for Kyrgyzstan were held on 20 to 22 January 2014 in Osh, Kyrgyzstan.

The purpose of the training was to establish the prototype Geo-portal in Kyrgyzstan and provide training to the Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) to enhance their ability to use the Geo-referenced information and coordinate/manage disaster risk management; to have an in-depth discussion with MES and the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR) about Kyrgyzstan’s future plan of action for DRR.