CARISMAND at SICUR 2018, Madrid, Portugal

CARISMAND at SICUR 2018, Madrid, Portugal

Carmen Castro, representative of Valencia Local Police, will present the CARISMAND project at SICUR 2018 - the International Security Safety & Fire Exhibition, in Madrid, Spain, on 20 February 2018. | See more

CARISMAND at a UIC Workshop on Crisis Communication and Social Media

CARISMAND at a UIC Workshop on Crisis Communication and Social Media

Rémy Bossu, EMSC Secretary General and one of the leading CARISMAND experts, gives a talk linked to the project on 14 February 2018 at the Workshop on crisis communication and social media, organized by Union Internationale des Chemins de Fer (UIC). | See more

Upcoming CARISMAND Third Stakeholder Assembly!

Upcoming CARISMAND Third Stakeholder Assembly!

The Third Stakeholder Assembly will take place on 27-28 February 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal, and will get together disaster management practitioners (civil protection specialists dealing with risk activities, communication and volunteer coordination, as well as law enforcement officials, representatives of the emergency and rescure services, fire brigades, etc.) from the Lisbon Region. | See more

CARISMAND Toolkit Development is Advancing!

CARISMAND Toolkit Development is Advancing!

The development of the Toolkit is its advanced stage becoming the main topic for the upcoming Third Stakeholder Assembly in February 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. | See more

Another Successful Year for the CARISMAND Team!

Another Successful Year for the CARISMAND Team!

CARISMAND entered its third year advancing on its main activities. The monitoring of project management and dissemination results indicates for its success. | See more

The Role of the Media in Disaster Risk Communication

The Role of the Media in Disaster Risk Communication

At the end of 2017, the MVNIA Team has finalized their work on the second WP 8 task on the role of the media in disaster risk communication. The report provides a multi-disciplinary overview of existing knowledge on the role and functions media (both mainstream and new) play on citizens’ risk perceptions, emotions, and risk behavior in the context of man-made, natural and technical disasters. | See more

Citizen Summits' Results from Germany and Italy are Now Available

Citizen Summits' Results from Germany and Italy are Now Available

The end of 2017 brought us the analyses of the second cycle of Citizen Summits, elaborated by the University of Malta, through its departments of cognitive sciences and information policy. | See more

Cultural Factors and Citizen Empowerment

Cultural Factors and Citizen Empowerment

In November 2017, the Work Package 7 'Citizens’ Empowerment' Team, led by LSC, finalized their work on investigating theoretical and actual ways of empowering citizens and communities throughout... | See more

Risk Cultures in the Context of Disasters - Updates

Risk Cultures in the Context of Disasters - Updates

The end of 2017 also brought us updates of the multi-disciplinary overviews of the existing knowledge about the individual and cultural factors that may shape and influence citizens’ risk perceptions in the context of man-made, natural and technical disasters, provided by the University of Novi Sad. | See more

Linkages between Empowerment Practices and Specific Socio-economic and Environmental Contexts

Linkages between Empowerment Practices and Specific Socio-economic and Environmental Contexts

The LSC Team has tried to identify from the literature review and from the analysis of 25 practices of people empowerment in Europe (plus some other practices elsewhere), the social, economic and environmental factors that can affect empowerment processes related to disaster management. Their work resulted in identifying 76 factors related to 11 categories. | See more

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