Final Workshop on Disaster Inventory Management System: DesInventar, 6-7 March 2014, Tirana, Albania

Thursday, 6. March 2014 to Friday, 7. March 2014

The final workshop on “Disaster Inventory Management System: DesInventar” and the presentation of the historical data collection on disaster loss in Albania was organised within the DPPI SEE Disaster Management Training Programme for the year 2014 and represents Albanian contribution to the Programme. The Workshop was hosted by the General Directorate of Civil Emergencies - Ministry of Internal Affairs of Albania and was jointly organized by the DPPI SEE, UNISDR and CIMA Research Foundation.
 
The main objectives of the workshop was to introduce the DesInventar as a web platform tool for building disaster database with its methodology for disasters loss accounting and to present the Albanian historical inventory on disaster losses.
 
Some of the topics covered within the workshop programme were: Disaster Theory (Hyogo Framework for Action, Risk Assessment, National Disaster Database and Inventory), the Global Assessment Report GAR 2013, Introduction to DesInventar (Data cards, data collection methodology, concepts and definitions, event definition, type of disaster, effects), Data Entry process, How to get DesInventar for your country, etc.