THE ACTIVITIES IMPLEMENTED WITHIN THE FRAME OF ALTER PROJECT THROUGH GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS WERE INTRODUCED

On January 16-17, within the framework of the Alliance for Disaster Risk Reduction (ALTER) project, the Disaster Risk Reduction National Platform (ARNAP) Foundation and the AUA Centre for Responsible Mining initiated training on “The role and use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in disaster risk management processes: ALTER project Results”.

The aim of training was to introduce the beneficiaries, decision makers, specialists and students, the working materials and tools developed within the project through the use of GIS, as well as the way of how to use it. Taking the opportunity, in the agenda were also included the GIS based web portals and other works developed at different times within different projects. During the first day, the essence of geographic information systems was introduced, enabling the participants to understand what the GIS is, how to use it in terms of DRR, etc.

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