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)

 

 

Risky Monday – LÜKEX (inter-state and inter-departmental crisis management exercise)

In the upcoming session of the Risky Monday Christian Bentler and Susanne Thelen-Lütkenhaus from the Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BBK) present results from the LÜKEX 18 with the topic “Gas Shortage Situation in Southern Germany” and an outlook for the LÜKEX 21. Moreover, they give general tips for planning and conducting own exercises.

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The upcoming session will take place on Monday, May 27, 17.30 – 19.00 Uhr, Campus Deutz in room ZS-08-08 (southwing, 8th floor, room 08).

External guests are very welcome.

In the upcoming session of Risky Monday Prof. Dr. Harald Karutz, Professor for emergency and rescue mananagemt and lead of the research project “Child and disaster” at the Medical School Hamburg presents insights on the specific vulnerability of children and adolescents in disaster situations and how this is to address in public crisis and disaster management.

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The upcoming session will take place on Monday, May 6, 14-15.30 at TH Köln, Campus Deutz in room ZW-04-01 (west wing, 4th floor, room 01).

External guests are very welcome.

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In the upcoming session of Risky Monday Ralf Beyer from the city of Siegburg and technical advisor of THW discusses challenges for BOS in dealing with intense rainfall and presents respective recommendations.

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The upcoming session will take place on Wednesday, April 17, 9:45-11:15am, at TH Köln, Campus Deutz in room ZN-04-02 (north wing, 4th floor, room 02).

External guests are very welcome.