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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.



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.


Conferences, seminars, workshops, project and networking events for the civil protection and disaster risk management community.


Group of experts during the Wildfire Peer Review mission in Greece. CMCC facilitates a Wildfire Peer Review in Greece within the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.

UCPM Wildfire Peer Review in Greece

The in-country mission for the peer review of Greece’s wildfire risk management system took place from 29 January to 2 February, 2024.
Stories7 February 2024UCPM
Helicopter and Civil Protection experts during a Full-Scale exercise

Our latest UCPKN newsletter is out now!

The quarterly UCPKN Newsletter is full of UCPM-related news, updates from the Community and information on upcoming events, learning opportunities and new resources in the field of civil protection and disaster risk management.
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Wildfires in Greece biggest rescEU aerial firefighting operation

CLIMAAX First Open Call for Regions and Communities

The CLIMAAX consortium has launched the first Open Call for regions and communities to implement the CLIMAAX methodological framework and the supporting Climate Risk Assessment (CRA) toolbox to carry out their regional and local multi-risk assessments.
News7 December 2023CLIMAAX project

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