Workshop Contents:



1 – Assessing risks interactions and lessons learned

  • Introducing European Forest Risk Facility initiative; Towards enhancing the resilience and adaptive capacity of European forest landscapes by promoting knowledge echange and networking. (Alex Held & Marcus Lindner – European Forest Institute)
  • Storms disaster: too seldom – too often. (Christoph Hartebrodt – Forest Research Institute of Baden-Württemberg)
  • Flood risk management: opening opportunities. (Bertram de Rooij – Wageningen Environmental Research)
  • Avalanches: forest interactions and risk management. (Frank Krumm – Institute for Snow and Avalanches Research)

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2 – Towards integrating risk planning and management

  • Awareness-raising on risk in theory and practice. (Yvonne Hengst – Forest Research Institute of Baden-Württemberg)
  • Multi-risk R+D Projects and Operational tools for effective Risk Reduction Strategies mainstreaming at regional policies
    • PLAtform for Climate Adaptation and Risk reDuction “PLACARD Project”. (Bertram de Rooij – Wageningen Environmental Research)
    • Transnational Plans for the management of forest risks “PLURIFOR Project”. (Eduard Mauri – Atlantic European Regional Office of the Euroepan Forest Institute)
    • Fire and Rescue Innovation Network “FIRE-IN Project”. (Jean Michel Dumaz – SAFE Cluster)
    • The flood risk management plan of Sardinia “Directive 2007/60/EC”. (Roberto Silvano – Former Secretary General of Basin Authority of Sardinia)
    • NET RISK WORK project outcomes:
      • Best practices compilation. (Alice Clemenceau – ENTENTE VALABRE)
      • Risk interaction matrix. (Yvonne Hengst – Forest Research Institute of Baden-Württemberg)
      • RISKPlatform. (Christoph Suter – GEOTEST)
      • Wildfire Regional Node. (Jordi Vendrell – Pau Costa Foundation)

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Preliminary result of the risk interaction identification activity:

Results of the inputs and study cases on forest risks interactions identification

Proceeds of the discussion sessions:

Proceeds 1st Natural Hazard Risk Management Workshop


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