November 21 to 23, the delegation headed by RA Deputy Minister of MES Ara Nazaryan participates in the European Disaster Risk Reduction Forum under the auspices of the Italian Government in Rome, Italy.
About 20 workshops and thematic discussions are organized within the frame of the event with 800 representatives from 55 countries, including ministers, members of governments, prominent experts, scientists, representatives of international and non-governmental organizations and others.
November 16-17, 2018. Another one training on “Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Remote Sensing” was held. This time the training was provided for representatives of a number of DRR National Platform’s partners, who implement their activities in Kapan and Stepanavan.
The main objectives of the course were two.
1. To teach participants how to use unmanned aerial vehicles, carry out shooting with them, prepare 3D maps and models of shooting areas, and present the UAV’s application fields, UAV’s working mechanisms, components and attachments.
November 10-11. 2018. The regular training was conducted on safe operation of UAVs and mapping with UAVs. Unlike the previous one, this training course was for trainers and the knowledge given was deeper.
The training was provided for representatives of the DRR National Platform Foundation, the Ministry of Emergency Situations and Crisis Management State Academy, the main purpose of which was to train professionals/trainers who can safely use unmanned aerial vehicles, use them properly for mapping and modeling targeted areas, and who will be able to pass gained knowledge to others.
National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction Fund