10th to 13th April 2018 – Cagliari (Sardinia)
A three days workshop has been held in Cagliari in the framework of the NET RISK WORK project, by the hand of the General Directorate of Civil Protection of the Autonomous Region of Sardinia (DGPC-RAS).
This workshop is the continuation and complements the discussions and results figured out during the 1rst workshop one held in Solsona during October 2017, focused in “Managing forest risks towards disaster reduction” in the specific cases of wildfires, storms, floods and avalanches risks, as well as their potential interactions.
In the present event, the main goal was to provide a common meeting and discussion space on expert knowledge about wildfires, floods, storms and avalanches risks, with particular emphasis on emergency management, community involvement, risk communication and policy development.
All in all, a total of 40 experts across 9 diferent european countries were mobilized, representing the differents realitis and experiences of Switzerland, Germany, France, Denmark, Portugal, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain and Catalonia.
To complement the conferences and focus groups, two field trips were conducted to specificaly analyze the forest fire risk-emergency management into the wildland urban interface areas, and a second case focused on flood and flashf-floods emergency-recovery management in Sardinia.
In sum: a perfect ocasion to collect-connect-exchange risks knowledges and experiences.