Projects carrried out by the Specialised Centers
The specialised Euro-Mediterranean centres implement projects under the main EUR-OPA priorities for action. The priorities for action are defined in EUR-OPA Medium Term Plan.
The long-term objective of this topic is to improve the main factors of decision taking in emergency situations: the information available for managers and the population, the previous development of effective early warning systems, the rapid damage assessment, the training of rescuers and doctors and the psychological attention given to victims.
The main long-term objective of this topic is to reinforce the role of laboratory of ideas and of platform for communication and exchange of scientific and technical information on hazards and vulnerability. Identify possible solutions to improve the resilience of societies to potential disasters.
The aim of this topic is to improve risk perception by people and societies in order to raise political attention to risk governance, but also to improve preparedness through a proper consideration of ethical and social aspects, taking into account most vulnerable populations.