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...

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International Training Course “Climate Service for Disaster Prevention”

International Training Course “Climate Service for Disaster Prevention”

A training course on the topic of “Climate Service for Disaster Prevention” is taking place in Florence, Italy, from 20 November until 01 December 2017. The course is part of the Project Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction training program, that aims at reducing the impacts of natural disasters and climate change on the agricultural sector in West Africa.

rescEU: a New European System to Tackle Natural Disasters

rescEU: a New European System to Tackle Natural Disasters

The European Commission revealed ambitious new plans to strengthen Europe's ability to deal with natural disasters. The EU's Civil Protection Mechanism is currently based on a voluntary system, through which the EU coordinates the voluntary contributions of participating states to a country that has requested assistance.

CARISMAND Third Toolkit Workshop, Sofia, Bulgaria

CARISMAND Third Toolkit Workshop, Sofia, Bulgaria

The CARISMAND Project partners gathered in Sofia for the third workshop on the development of the key outcomes of the project: CARISMAND Toolkit and CARISMAND Cultural Map, on November 10, 2017.

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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