About CARISMAND

  • Project Concept - CARISMAND aims to deal with the issues of preparedness, response to disasters and after-crisis recovery which is inevitably influenced by cultural background...
  • Project Objectives - Pursuing its goals towards culturally-informed solutions for disaster management...
  • Why is CARISMAND unique? - CARISMAND comprehensively addresses a number of specific challenges and scope through a variety...
  • Who does CARISMAND concern? - All CARISMAND activities are designed in such a way to be able to reach these stakeholders and to find the most appropriate tools...

News

Applying Cultural Values to Encourage Disaster Preparedness: Lessons from a Low-hazard Country

Applying Cultural Values to Encourage Disaster Preparedness: Lessons from a Low-hazard Country

Sandra Appleby-Arnold, Noellie Brockdorff, Ivana Jakovljev, and Sunčica Zdravković - leading CARISMAND experts, presented results from the CARISMAND project in a newly published article in International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.

CARISMAND @ Pint of Science Festival

CARISMAND @ Pint of Science Festival

The event series takes place within 14-16 May 2018 period in 21 countries across the world aiming at scientific popularisation.

Fifth CARISMAND Citizen Summit, Lisbon

Fifth CARISMAND Citizen Summit, Lisbon

CARISMAND Fifth Citizen Summit in Lisbon took place on 14 April 2018.

Disaster
Management Research

Review of actors, processes, national/regional policies for different types of disasters and the different stages of disaster management

Risk
Management

Possibilities to transform emotions related to citizens’ risk perceptions into active behaviour

Citizens’
Rights

Review of the legal situation of citizens in disaster situations, in particular regarding human rights, privacy rights, and any form of cultural rights (e.g. protection of minorities)

Citizens’
Empowerment

Possibilities and current practices of how cultural aspects can enhance the ability of citizens and communities to prepare themselves, respond efficiently and accelerate recovery processes

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Partners

University of Groningen (RUG), The Netherlands
University of Malta (UOM), Malta
Law and Internet Foundation (LIF), Bulgaria
Laboratory of Citizenship Sciences (LSC), Italy
LIBRe Foundation (LIBRe), Bulgaria
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover (LUH), Germany
European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), France
University of Novi Sad (UNS), Serbia
National Research Council (CNR), Italy
Portuguese Criminal Police (PJ), Portugal
Valencia City Council-Local Police (PLV), Spain
South Yorkshire Police (SYP), UK
University of Florence (UNIFI), Italy
“Mihai Viteazul” National Intelligence Academy (MVNIA), Romania
Special Telecommunications Service (STS), Romania
SMURD Foundation (SMURD), Romania
Province of Groningen (PG), The Netherlands
Municipality of Florence (CdF), Italy
Nutcracker Research Ltd (NUTC), UK
Autoridade Nacional de Proteccao Civil (ANPC)

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