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Event Advanced training Course on Spatial Planning as a Strategy for Mitigation and Adaptation to Natural Hazards

This course will address the perspective of strengthening the role of mitigation in risk management through spatial planning. Innovative approaches will be brought on how to translate the concepts of sustainability and vulnerability assessment into effective measures in an integrative program which assembles risk analysis and management, and spatial planning, bringing a new rationality. Prevention and reduction of exposure to natural hazards will be reviewed as key mitigation strategies. This Advanced Training Course is designed to enable some of the outstanding specialists to share their expertise, and provide opportunities to both young scientists and decisionmakers to learn more about these problem areas and the new scientific insights in the matter.

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Event type Training
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Geographical coverage Spain
Address Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Target audience International
Period [03/03/2008 - 08/03/2008]
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH