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Risk Data Hub Workshop

The aim of this virtual training session is to familiarise the different stakeholders with the functionalities available in the Risk Data Hub.

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CERIS upcoming events on Disaster Risk Management

Registration for the Disaster resilient societies (DRS) virtual events of June 2022 is open!

Events15-17 June 2022CERIS
Call for Proposals on KN Partnerships closes soon!

The deadline for submitting the Call for Proposals on Knowledge Network Partnerships is approaching; complete your application before 9 June 2022 – 17:00 Brussels time!

News9 June 2022Call for proposals
Ethiopia: worst El Niño induced drought in 50 years
Kick-Off of the Network of Drought Observatories

The kick-off meeting will provide an overview of the state-of-the-art of Drought Observatories in the EU.

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Human connections in civil protection

Profile of Captain Laurent Alfonso, seconded EU Civil Protection expert to the Union for the Mediterranean.

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International Firefighters’ Day
International Firefighters’ Day

May 4 is International Firefighters’ Day. Three firefighters share insights into their work and what firefighting means to them.

Stories4 May 2022
Call for applications for Single Country Grants for DRM projects (Track 1)

This year’s invitation to submit applications was sent on 22 April 2022. The deadline for applications is 27 June 2022 at 17:00 CET (Brussels).

News28 April 2022Call for applications
Call for proposals on Knowledge Network Partnership 2022

This year’s Call for proposals on Knowledge Network Partnerships is now open for proposals submission. The deadline for applications is 9 June.

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Sectoral news, stories from the frontlines and events of importance to the civil protection and disaster risk management community.



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Capacity Development

The Knowledge Network Capacity Development pillar aims to connect, promote and strengthen capacity development initiatives relevant to civil protection and disaster management.

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Science & Research

Through the Knowledge Network, the scientific community and operational stakeholders in disaster management have a new space to connect and share knowledge.

Civil protection exercises

The exercise programme of the Knowledge Network offers a variety of civil protection exercises to enhance prevention, preparedness and disaster response.

Featured projects


The objective of the CRISPRO project is to introduce innovative approaches to multi-sectoral knowledge sharing and ensure responders are prepared to efficiently react to a wide range of emergency situations.

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State Fire and Rescue Service of Latvia

Feasibility studies on the promotion of better practice and raising capacity of State Fire and Rescue Service of Latvia - Track I


The project stems from operational needs from both real emergency as well as exercises carried out in the last years by urban search and rescue (USAR) Assessment teams and their coordination cells (UCC).

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