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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.



Disaster Research Days 2024

CERIS, led-by DG HOME’s Security Research and Innovation Unit, is pleased to announce its Disaster Research Days 2024 event, which will be held in Vienna on 8 to 10 October 2024.
Event8-10 October 2024DG HOME
The field exercise during the Proculther-Net training course

3rd Issue of the PROCULTHER-NET Technical Bulletin is out!

The third issue of the PROCULTHER-NET Technical Bulletin published in July 2024 shares a selection of articles written by experts belonging to disaster risk management and cultural heritage authorities.
News17 July 2024PROCULTHER-NET
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.
NewsUCPKN Newsletter

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