Disaster Competence Network Austria

 

We bundle Austria’s expertise in the field of security- and disaster research

Photo: Martin Edlinger

Disaster Research Days

 

THE networking event for disaster research in Austria.

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Networking science and practice

 

We bring together Austria’s expertise in security and disaster research.

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Technical Infrastructure

 

We facilitate technical infrastructure for research activities and operations.

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Photo: Scott Kieffer, TU Graz

Evaluation & Training

 

We evaluate disaster management exercises and training concepts.

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Facilitation

 

We design processes of participation and change.

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Photo: LWD Stmk

Risk and disaster communication

 

We analyze and optimize crisis and risk communication.

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Research

 

We are research partners in the field of disaster prevention and management.

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Photo: Mathias Beck, Fotolia

About DCNA

Disaster Competence Network Austria is a cooperation platform of universities and research institutions in the field of security and disaster research.

18

Ordinary Members

8

Associate Members

10

Current projects

8

DCNA employees

What we do

Our goal is to transfer scientific insights into practice through collaborative research and education activities with stakeholders, as well as providing information to decision-makers in the event of a disaster.

Networking

Technical Infrastructure

Evaluation

Facilitation

Risk and disaster communication

Research

Projects

Current projects

Crossrisk

IRONORE2019

RELIANCE

ETU-ZAB

Ordinary Members

Associate Members

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DCNA News

Screenshot of the online launch event for EduSafe

EduSafe project launch

By Isabel Anger

We are currently faced with disasters on an almost daily basis. Be it floods, forest fires, droughts, or the Covid 19 pandemic - we need to foster resilience in disasters to cope with catastrophes. Raising awareness is essential! That’s why experts in youth work, educators, and institutions in the field of risk management united in the project EduSafe EU to evaluate best practices to support the process.
 
 

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