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SAMBRO Training of Trainers

Post event BLOG

TO BE POSTED AFTER THE WORKSHOP

Objectives

  1. Train and certify a set of Master Trainers:
    • with an overview on Geographic Information System (GIS) essentials for enabling country context data for risk mapping
    • Sahana Alerting and Messaging Broker (SAMBRO) administrative, implementation, and operational procedures
    • Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) content standard and operating procedures
  2. Develop capacity among the Master Trainers for:
    • Collaborating with their National Agencies for developing risk mapping advocated predefined alert areas for impact-based alerting

Announcement

Takes placeMonday, 31 August to friday, 11 September 2015
Hosted by theAsian Institute of Technology Geoinformatics Center
At locationAddress : Geoinformatics Center, Asian Institute of Technology, P.O. Box 4, Klong Luang, Pathumthani, 12120, Thailand (MAP VIEW)
Funded byUnited National Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)



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Facilitators

Program

The program comprises a series of components:

  • Learning objectives - The take away from the course module. You are expected to learn and master the course material in order to achieve the overall goal of becoming a master trainer.
  • Schedule - Time table indicating the course (or activity), the time period, and the name of the Instructor. The program will follow the schedule as per the indicated time. In general the course begins at 8:45 am and finishes at 5:00 pm each day with two tea breaks (morning and afternoon) and a lunch break.
  • Assessments - The Instructor will ask the Trainees to complete the assessments at the end or during the course. They may comprise tutorials or exercises. The Trainee must complete the assessment and score a minimum score to be certified.
  • Evaluation - These questionnaires are for the trainees to evaluate the performance of the Instructor as well as the module and the course material.


NOTE :: You should arrive at 8:30 am on each day to attend to any of your job related work such as reading / sending email. The sessions will begin sharp at 8:45 am. During the sessions you are not allowed to attend to other official or personal matters.


DAY 00: Arrival

Sunday 30th August - Participants from Maldives, Myanmar & Philippines arrive at AIT


Day 01: Multi-hazard Early Warning (GIS)

Learning Objectives

Schedule - Monday 31st August

Time Action Facilitator
09:00 - 09:30 Registration, Opening, and Program Manzul
09:30 - 10:30 Session I: Introduction to GIS Syams
10:30 - 11:00 Tea/ Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Session II - Introduction to GIS Syams
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Session III - Sendai Framework of Disaster Risk Reduction
and Scope of Expansion of Multi-hazard
Early Warning Systems in the
Asia Pacific Region
Atiq
15:00 - 15:30 Tea/ Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:30 Session IV - Strengthening of Multi-Hazard
Coastal Early Warning Systems in
the Asia Pacific Region: Experiences
and Lessons from Implementation
of ESCAP Trust Fund Programs by ADPC
Atiq
16:30 - 17:00 Session V - Discussion Atiq



Assessments

Complete the following assessments when requested by the Instructor

  1. XXXXX

Evaluations

At the end of the course module, complete the respective module evaluation to assess the course and the Instructor

  1. XXXXX

Day 02: GIS Techniques and Tools

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding GIS data standards and formats required for various GIS software tools
  • Learning to format data for the software tools including Sahana
  • Working with Web GIS tools for managing and sharing GIS data across platforms
  • Learning to setup and customize a Web GIS data aggregator

Schedule - Tuesday 01st September

Time Action Facilitator
08:45 - 09:00 Overview of sessions and agenda for the day Syams N.
09:00 - 10:00 Session I - Practical: Getting started with QGIS Syams N.
10:00 - 10:30 Tea/ Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Session II - Practical: Working with vector data Syams N.
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch (on your own)
13:00 - 14:30 Session III - Practical: Working with raster data Syams N.
14:30 - 15:00 Tea/ Coffee Break
15:00 - 17:00 Session IV - Practical: Online resources: WMS, WFS Syams N.
- - -
ALL DAY SAMBRO Technical Team work Francis, Biplov, Nuwan



Assessments

Complete the following assessments when requested by the Instructor

  1. XXXXX

Evaluations

At the end of the course module, complete the respective module evaluation to assess the course and the Instructor

  1. XXXXX

Day 03: Get to know Sahana

Learning Objectives

  • The evolution and need for Sahana and it's humanitarian open source community
  • Exposure to other Sahana deployments and their utility, with hands on exercises
  • Understanding the Sahana software architecture, modules, and data structure
  • How to install, configure, and operationalize the Sahana Web2Py software platform
  • Simple Sahana coding task to realize how the platform works

Schedule - Wednesday 02nd September

Time Action Facilitator
08:45 - 09:00 Overview of sessions and agenda for the day Francis B.
09:00 - 10:00 Session I - Introduction to Sahana Francis B.
10:00 - 10:30 Tea/ Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Session II - Hands on with Sahana Francis B.
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch (on your own)
13:30 - 14:30 Session III - Technical Training Francis B.
14:30 - 15:00 Tea/ Coffee Break
15:00 - 17:00 Session IV - Customising Sahana Francis B.

Slides

Exercises

Instructions DM Cycle Demo
1. Community Resilience Mapping Preparedness CRMT Test
2. News Feeds Preparedness & Response DRMIS Demo
3. Vulnerability Mapping Preparedness RMS Dev
4. Situational-Reporting Response RMS Dev

Assessments

Complete the following assessments when requested by the Instructor

  1. XXXXX

Evaluations

At the end of the course module, complete the respective module evaluation to assess the course and the Instructor

  1. XXXXX

Day 04: SAMBRO GIS Work Flows

Learning objectives

  • Exposure to Sahana GIS module, data structure, and standards
  • Formatting GIS data for importing in to Sahana and exporting out of Sahana
  • Developing various customized GIS data layers for visualization
  • Carrying out risk assessments for developing predefined alert area polygons

Schedule - Thursday 03rd September

Time Action Facilitator
08:45 - 09:00 Overview of sessions and agenda for the day Francis B.
09:00 - 10:00 Session I - Sahana GIS Francis B.
10:00 - 10:30 Tea/ Coffee Break
10:00 - 12:00 Session II - Adding Layers to Sahana's Map Francis B.
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch (on your own)
13:30 - 14:30 Session III - Title TBA Francis B.
14:30 - 15:00 Tea/ Coffee Break
15:00 - 17:00 Session IV - Title TBA Francis B.

Slides

Assessments

At the end of the course module, complete the respective module evaluation

Day 05: SAMBRO Alerting Work Flows

Learning Objectives

  • Exposure to features for implementing and using SAMBRO for issuing and delivering alerts
  • Experience the usability of the SAMBRO features
  • Administering and customizing SAMBRO instance for the country context

Schedule - Friday 04th September

Time Action Facilitator
08:45 - 09:00 Overview of sessions and agenda for the day Nuwan W.
09:00 - 09:30 Creating users (Subscribers and Publishers) and assigning roles Biplov B.
09:30 - 10:00 Authoring CAP templates and CAP messages Biplov B.
10:00 - 10:30 Tea/ Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Authorizing, publishing, and delivering CAP messages Biplov B.
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch (on your own)
13:00 - 14:30 Customizing the implementation parameters
Localizing the GUI
Francis B.
14:30 - 15:00 Tea/ Coffee Break
15:00 - 17:00 Changing the logos and headings to reflect country implementation Francis B.



Exercises and Tools

Exercise DM Cycle Demo
1. Alerting with SAMBRO instructions Warning SAMBRO Test

Assessments

Complete the following assessments when requested by the Instructor

  1. XXXXX

Evaluations

At the end of the course module, complete the respective module evaluation to assess the course and the Instructor

  1. XXXXX

Day 06: Usability Discussions (Barcamp)

Learning Objectives

Schedule - Saturday 05 September

Time Action Facilitator
08:45 - 09:00 Overview of sessions and agenda for the day Nuwan W.
09:00 - 09:30 Discussion on risk mapping and predefined alert area Francis B.
09:30 - 10:00 Tea/Coffee Break
10:00 - 12:00 Discussion on authoring and delivering alerts Francis B.
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch (on your own)
13:00 - 17:00 Social activities Manzul H.
17:00 - 20:00 Dinner hosted by GIC Manzul H.



Assessments

Complete the following assessments when requested by the Instructor

  1. XXXXX

Evaluations

At the end of the course module, complete the respective module evaluation to assess the course and the Instructor

  1. XXXXX

DAY 07: Rest Day

Sunday 06 September, you are on your own and there are no scheduled activities


Day 08: CAP Implementation Procedures

Learning Objectives

  • Formulating who does what where and when in alerting; i.e. defining hazards, jurisdictions, public/restricted alerts, technologies
  • Defining a register of alerting authorities using the organizational management module
  • Interpreting the CAP profile by interpreting the CAP implementation procedures

Schedule - Monday 07 September

Time Action Facilitator
08:45 - 09:00 Overview of sessions and agenda for the day Nuwan W.
09:00 - 10:00 Session I - Title TBA Nuwan W.
10:00 - 10:30 Tea/ Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Session II - Title TBA Nuwan W.
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch (on your own)
13:30 - 14:30 Session III - Title TBA Nuwan W.
14:30 - 15:00 Tea/ Coffee Break
15:00 - 17:00 Session IV - Title TBA Nuwan W.



Assessments

Complete the following assessments when requested by the Instructor

  1. XXXXX

Evaluations

At the end of the course module, complete the respective module evaluation to assess the course and the Instructor

  1. XXXXX

Day 09: Message Authoring and Delivery

Learning Objectives

Schedule - Tuesday 08 September

Time Action Facilitator
08:45 - 09:00 Overview of sessions and agenda for the day Nuwan W.
09:00 - 10:00 Session I - Title TBA Nuwan W.
10:00 - 10:30 Tea/ Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Session II - Title TBA Nuwan W.
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch (on your own)
13:30 - 14:30 Session III - Title TBA Nuwan W.
14:30 - 15:00 Tea/ Coffee Break
15:00 - 17:00 Session IV - Title TBA Nuwan W.



Assessments

Complete the following assessments when requested by the Instructor

  1. XXXXX

Evaluations

At the end of the course module, complete the respective module evaluation to assess the course and the Instructor

  1. XXXXX

Day 10: Multi-agency Situational-awareness

Learning Objectives

Schedule - Wednesday 09 September

Time Action Facilitator
08:45 - 09:00 Overview of sessions and agenda for the day Nuwan W.
09:00 - 10:00 Session I - Title TBA Nuwan W.
10:00 - 10:30 Tea/Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Session II - Title TBA Nuwan W.
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch (on your own)
13:00 - 14:30 Session III - Title TBA Nuwan W.
14:30 - 15:00 Tea/Coffee Break
15:00 - 17:00 Session IV - Title TBA Nuwan W.



Assessments

Complete the following assessments when requested by the Instructor

  1. XXXXX

Day 11: Prepare for country training

Learning Objectives

Schedule - Thursday 10th September

Time Action Facilitator
08:45 - 09:00 Overview of sessions and agenda for the day Nuwan W.
09:00 - 10:00 Completing the country context CAP implementations and documentation Nuwan W.
10:00 - 10:30 Tea/Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Completing the country context CAP implementations and documentation Nuwan W.
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch (on your own)
13:30 - 14:30 Prepare the country context training material Nuwan W.
14:30 - 15:00 Tea/Coffee Break
15:00 - 17:00 Prepare the country training plan Nuwan W.

Day 11: Field Visit

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the typical detection, monitoring, and alerting work flows and procedures of an early warning center
  • Present the CAP implementation procedures and plans for the country context

Schedule - Friday 11th September

Time Action Facilitator
08:00 - 12:30 Visit UNESCAP for presentations and meeting Manzul K.
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch (on your own)
14:30 - 16:00 Visit Thai Early Warning Center Manzul K.
18:30 - 20:00 Farewell Dinner Manzul K.

Day 12: Departure

Saturday 12th September - everyone goes home; end of the training.


Resources

Training Aids

Module Assessments

Evaluations

Software

  • DMC-SAMBRO - Maldives Disaster Management Center (DMC) server
  • DMH-SAMBRO - Myanmar Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) server
  • PAGASA-SAMBRO - Philippines Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) server

Country Blueprints

Participants

  1. Asia Disaster Preparedness Center
  2. Disaster Management Center, Maldives Ministry of Disaster Management
  3. Department of Meteorology and Hydrology, Myanmar Ministry of Transportaion
  4. Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology
  5. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration
  6. AIT Geoinformatics Center (Thailand)

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