The officers of MES RK and MES KR strengthened their capacity in the field of mapping and GIS technologies

The Center together with the British non-governmental organization MapAction, the Europe’s leader of professional mapping services for disaster response, within the frame of the Agreement on mutual cooperation delivered the advanced online GIS and mapping training course in the period from 19 to 21 May 2021.

The event was attended by 40 well-prepared officers of MES of Kazakhstan and MES of Kyrgyzstan, performed the best results during the training course in 2019. 

The MapAction experts prepared in-depth detailed course with presentations and videomaterials on using all tools and capabilities of the software QGIS. Based on the results of daily quizzes and simulation task implementation, the participants received the certificates on successful completion of advanced mapping and GIS training course.

The acquired in-depth skills and knowledge will allow the participants to train representatives of Emergency Authorities of Central Asian countries in the field of GIS systems, data processing in mapping for a more detailed organization of the work of headquarters for the prevention and elimination of natural and man-made emergencies with the subsequent adoption of the most rational and optimal decisions.