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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.


First planning conference by FloodNorthALB

First planning conference

The First Planning Conference, as part of FloodNorthALB project, is being held in Shkodër on May 30th and 31st. It will work on improving human capacities, training, and informing the residents of areas affected by periodic flooding, such as Shkodër.
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Participants during the last CPF 2022

Civil Protection Forum 2024 in numbers

This year’s Civil Protection Forum - the 8th edition - is the biggest ever. We look behind the scenes at some of the facts and figures behind the event, which takes place on 4-5 June in Tour & Taxis, Brussels.
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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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