Alumni Seminar 2019: Resilient Flood Risk Management

This is a joint seminar by TH Köln and TU Kaiserslautern, funded by DAAD. Venue of seminar: TH Köln, Cologne, Germany / Date: 5 days seminar (October 2019), including excursion to Emscher river as a case study and adjoining web workshops. More than 20 Participants from 14 countries (see map).

Content: see website

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New publication on WAKE-project

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A new publication on the WAKE-project on Migration-Related Knowledge Management for Civil Protection of the Future is online:

Dittmer, C, Lorenz, DF, Norf, C, Fekete, A, Händlmeyer, A, Max, M, Medick, M, Olfermann, E & Peter, F (2019) Migrationsbezogenes Wissensmanagement für den Bevölkerungsschutz der Zukunft. Notfallvorsorge (2): 20-26

You can download the publication here: Dittmer et al. 2019 Migrationsbezogenes Wissensmanagement für den Bevölkerungsschutz der Zukunft

 

Presentation of CIRMin for Korean Critical Infrastructure Operators

On the 19th of June, 2019 Chris Hetkämper presented the research project CIRMin to a Korean delegation which visited the German Committee for Disaster Reduction (DKKV). The delegation consisted of gas and electricity supply operators.

In this context he gave an overview of how Critical Infrastructur (CI) is defined in Germany and how they are interdependent. The focus of his talk were the results from CIRMin and the added value they provide for authorities and CI operators.

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WAKE Project Poster & Publication

In context of the project WAKE – “Migration-related knowledge management for future civil protection” please have a look at our latest publication to introduce the main ideas of this project:

Dittmer, C, Lorenz, DF, Norf, C, Fekete, A, Händlmeyer, A, Max, M, Medick, M, Olfermann, E & Peter, F (2019) Migrationsbezogenes Wissensmanagement für den Bevölkerungsschutz der Zukunft. Notfallvorsorge (2): 20-26

Moreover, we published a poster which summarizes the main project’s tasks of each partner:

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The pdf version you can find here: WAKE Poster 2019

All information on the project itself, meetings and results you can find on  https://wake-project.eu/

Research Workshop in Konstanz in context of WAKE-project

On May 6-7, 19 Celia Norf und Petra Tiller from the Institute of Rescue Engineering and Civil Protection participated in the research workshop of the HybOrg research project. The HybOrg research project by University of Konstanz, LMU München and ETH Zürich examines both how state institutions engage in crisis management activities at the local level as well as how such efforts can help generate valuable social capital.Together with other scientists and practicioners they discussed e.g. methodological challenges in conducting research in the field of integration and migration and presented first insights from the research project WAKE and the role of knowledge management in dealing with migration-related scenarios.

Links:

https://www.hyborg-projekt.de

https://wake-project.eu/

 

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Photo credit: Florian Roth (ETH Zürich)