For Jan 13th 2020 (3.30-5pm) the Institute of Rescue Engineering and Civil Protection invites you to a new Risky Monday session at the TH Köln. We welcome Thomas Schmidt from the Fachdienst Brand-und Katastrophenschutz in the county Ludwigslust Parchim. He discusses the disaster operation on the former military area Lübtheen in July 2019 from a non-police hazard control perspective.More information you can find here: Schmidt_Risky Monday_Flyer
For Dec 2nd (2-3.30pm) the Institute of Rescue Engineering and Civil Protection invites you to a new Risky Monday session at the TH Köln. We welcome Thomas Kahlix from the Citizens’ Initiative Flood Köln-Rodenkirchen. He discusses the potentials and challenges of the cooperation between civil society and public officials in context of flood risk management.
More information you can find here: Kahlix_Risky Monday_Flyer
Also in the new semester new sessions of the interdisciplianry lecture series “Risky Monday” of the TH Köln take place – we look forward to welcome also external visitors.
If you have any questions dont hesitate to contact Celia Norf, celia.norf(at)th-koeln.de
RiskyMondayFlyer_Übersicht_19WSOn Nov 25th we start with Dr. Christoph Lamers from the Institut der Feuerwehr Nordrhein-Westfalen Münster (fire brigade institute of North Rhine-Westphalia Münster). He introduces the different perspectives of staff work at fire brigades. More information you can find here: Lamers_Risky Monday_Flyer
In our DAAD Alumni Seminar Oct14-18 in Cologne, we jointly identified common themes and challenges in Flood Risk Management related to resilience. Despite the diversity of more than 14 countries in four continents and the different transdisciplinary backgrounds, an amazing number of shared current and on-going challenges and opportunities have been identified, that are relevant for those working on the policy-research-practice nexus:
This new glossary by Norf, Tiller und Fekete (2019) introduces and presents the main terms and concepts of knowledge management and their relevance for civil protection.
It is part of the WAKE research project (https://wake-project.eu) that develops recommendations for the implementation and improvement of a systematic knowledge management in civil protection, with special focus on the refugee crisis in 2015/2016.
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