Information and collaboration hub
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 news, events 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.
The new challenges of heritage protection: the Chantilly symposium
Four years after the Notre-Dame fire, the Château de Chantilly hosted an international symposium that shared lessons learnt and progress made so far in the protection of cultural heritage buildings in France.
News8 June 2023 PROCULTHER-NET
PPRD Mediterranean programme launched in Rome
The “Prevention, Preparedness and Response to natural and man-made Disasters”, PPRD Mediterranean programme, was launched in Rome on 6 June 2023.
News8 June 2023 PPRD
Evidence for policy in disaster risk management summer school
The Evidence for Policy in Disaster Risk Management summer school brought researchers, scientists and policy makers together to make connections, share knowledge and explore methods of bringing additional research into policy-making.
News5 June 2023DRM
ERCC: Ten years of responding to emergencies worldwide
10 years of the Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC)
News5 June 2023ERCC
Protecting cultural heritage from forest fires risk in Castilla y León
Forest fires have disastrous consequences for the cultural heritage of the affected area, yet its protection is not usually contemplated in the planning of these emergencies, as reflected in Spanish Forest Fire legislation.
News1 June 2023PROCULTHER-NET
Knowledge Network story collections
Discover our story collections, perfect for dipping into or for diving deeper into a topic of interest.