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The online platform of the Union Civil Protection Knowledge Network serves as an information and collaboration hub for the civil protection and disaster risk management community in Europe. Whether you are practitioner, researcher, policy maker or volunteer, in this section you will find something for yourself: sectoral newsevents of importance to the community and stories from the frontlines giving more visibility to the important work of the community members.

Conferences, seminars, workshops, project and networking events for the civil protection and disaster risk management community.
UCPM developments, legislative and policy updates, news from the Member States and project community, and much more.
Community testimonials promoting civil protection and disaster risk management policies and practices across Europe.


EU Council calls for more proactive EU approach to disaster risk reduction
The Council of the EU is supporting a more proactive approach by the EU to disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the framework of its external relations.
News29 November 2022EU Council
Supporting Greece in tackling natural disasters
A new project financed by the Commission's Technical Support Instrument (TSI) will improve Greece's resilience to tackle natural and environmental disasters.
News28 November 2022DG REFORM
International Conference on Climate Change
The Conference will be held Tuesday December 13th, 2022 at EURAC Research, viale Druso 1, 39100 Bolzano-Bozen.
Event13 December 2022TRANS-ALP project
India Assessing the impact of Cyclone Phailin
12th Climate-ADAPT Development Webinar
The 12th Climate-ADAPT Development Webinar will be held virtually on 01 December, 10.00-11.30 CET.
Event1 December 2022Climate-ADAPT
Technical Expert Forum 2022
Technical Expert Forum on Tracking of Hazardous Events and Disaster Losses and Damages, from 29-30 November 2022 at the UN Campus in Bonn.
Event29-30 November 2022UNDRR
Training to respond to burn mass casualty events
Strengthening burn care capacity across Europe for burn mass casualty incidents: UCPM programme Burn Assessment Team training.
Story17 November 2022EU Burn Assessment Teams (BAT)

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