Natural hazards management and climate change: state of the art and future challenges

29th of November 2018 – Solsona (Spain)

A regional event was held in Solsona to present the final results of NRW project and to discuss about the state of the art and the future challenges of windstorms, wildfires, avalanches and floods, in a climate change context.

The event wanted to join different points of views from administrative bodies to science research on (I) risk and vulnerability assessment and mitigation, (II) risk planning, governance and policy framework and (III) civil protection, emergency and post-disaster management topics. According the cross-sectoral topics defined in the project.

The event was divided into two main blocks. First, a presentation of the main evidence of climate change in Catalonia, followed by presentations of specific case studies in wildfires, avalanches and floods in south-western of Europe.
Secondly, a presentation about the main aspects of risk governance in Catalonia, followed by a round table on operative management, by the hand of the public bodies, was exposed for the natural hazards studied in the project.

NET RISK WORK kick-off meeting

8th – 9th February 2017 – Barcelona (Catalonia)

A two days working meeting of the NET RISK WORK consortium held in Barcelona at the EFIMED facilities in Sant Pau Recinte Modernista, to start up the project NET RISK WORK. We have had a strong quorum covering all the natural hazards analized through the project, by means of each project partner and its expert knowledge.

A pleasure new working programme with EFI and FVA german collagues, EPLFM reasearch french institution, Civil Protection from Sardinia, Pau Costa Foundation and Forest Science and Technology Centre of Catalonia.


Spanish National Civil Protection annual meeting

January 2017 – Madrid (Spain)

NET RISK WORK project has been presented in the annual Civil Protection meeting held in Madrid, in order to transfer the lessons learned on the EU DG-ECHO funded projects management. All participants could share experiences on this specific call and exchange needs and opportunities to increase the capacity to face the risk management challenges along EU region on the up-coming years.