On May 30th and 31st, 2022, the second workshop in the KIRAS project B.PREPARED - Emergency Planning and Decision Support System for Accidents with Hazardous Substances - took place. This time, the project consortium and external stakeholders met on the premises of Joanneum Research.
Disaster Competence Network Austria
We bundle Austria’s expertise in the field of security- and disaster research
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We facilitate technical infrastructure for research activities and operations.Learn more
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Disaster Competence Network Austria is a cooperation platform of universities and research institutions in the field of security and disaster research.
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.
Risk and disaster communication
We are proud of our colleague Susanna Wernhart - she is FEMtech expert of the month!
There are currently several opportunities available in the DRMKC - Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre:
- Funding & tender opportunities (Improved impact forecasting and early warning systems supporting the rapid deployment of first responders in vulnerable areas)
- Copernicus Emergency Management Service Opportunities
- ESRA opportunities