Debris Management (2023 Türkiye-Syria earthquake response) - English


Debris Management (2023 Türkiye-Syria earthquake response) - English

Develop your understanding of earthquake debris management through a focus on health, hazards and the ways in which you can manage them


Please note that you will need to apply for a place on this course before invited to complete this Eventbrite registration : https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/PT6823

If you have been selected for a place and can no longer attend you must let us know by emailing engineering.skills@redr.org.uk as soon as you are able.

Whilst this course is free of charge to attend, places on this course are extremely limited and letting us know you cannot attend allows us to give your space to someone on the waiting list and keep these courses free for the future.

Develop your understanding of earthquake debris management through a focus on health, hazards and the ways in which you can manage them

RedR UK is offering a free-of-charge, innovative, high-quality online training course aiming to provide structural engineers in Syria and Türkiye the tools, skills, and knowledge to better understand debris management after an earthquake.

This module defines the importance of proper earthquake debris management, explaining the different structural and non-structural debris that can occur and the various hazards it can present. The module also provides the opportunity to develop and implement earthquake management plans, showing the most effective ways to do this in relation to the hazards that can be presented.

The facilitated module uses participatory methods and it is expected that learners will participate in discussions and activities in order to deepen their understanding of the concepts that are discussed. Participants will be offered opportunities to share relevant personal experiences and reflections to benefit their own and others' learning.

Module Aim

To support engineers, shelter and construction professions in Syria and Türkiye to perform debris management to buildings in the aftermath of the 2023 earthquake.

Module Objectives

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of proper earthquake debris management
  • Identify types of earthquakes structural and non-structural debris and associated hazards
  • Develop and implement effective earthquake debris management plans
  • Explain the effect of climate change and other environmental issues on debris management

Course Structure

The module comprises one live facilitated sessions, of 120 minutes duration.

Participants will be required to watch a short video and complete pre-reading prior to the live session.

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How to join?

To join this course you will first need to apply for a place using this SurveyMonkey application form: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/PT6823L

Please note that registering for a place does not guarantee a space.

If you have already filled in this form and been invited to register for a place you can ignore the instructions above.

If you complete registration and are no longer able to attend, please cancel your place through Eventbrite. This allows us to offer your place to someone else on the wait list.

The live online sessions are hosted on Zoom. We recommend joining via the Zoom app. Participants may join the training via a browser, although the browser offers limited access to some of the interactive features of the training. Participants will be expected to have a stable internet connection and to actively participate in all facilitated sessions.

Who should I contact if I have a question or query?

Please email engineering.skills@redr.org.uk.


For this module, RedR UK is also offering HPass Badging. An HPass badge is a digital indicator of achievement and a way for participants to demonstrate their skills and experience. More information on HPass Badging can be found  here: https://hpass.org/hpass-for-individuals/.  

Participants will be able to redeem a badge through a link sent after the module.

RedR UK is committed to making sure everyone’s needs are met, including people of different genders, ages and disabilities. If you have any specific access requirements or learning needs RedR are committed to try and make reasonable adjustments to support your needs, please email engineering.skills@redr.org.uk at any stage of the booking process to talk directly to RedR about your needs.

Course Overview

Course Length
1 day
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