Research in Civil Protection - German Red Cross

The Research Unit of the German Red Cross explores and analyses various aspects and developments in national civil protection and disaster relief.

This group shall facilitate a broader distribution, discussion and discourse of the research findings.

Key Subjects of GRC Security Research are:

- Social Change; Demand-actuated integration of volunteers
- Resource management; Efficient use of personal resources
- Resilience; Reinforcement of capacity for self-help within the population

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The KOPHIS Project aims to strengthen the context of care and help dependencies in disasters. It elaborates the linking of care infrastructure, involved authorities and organizations as well as civil society networks, and thus raise the resilience of involved actors. Here we provide two information...

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Montenegro

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Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cryclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver's seat to...

Vatican City State (Holy See)

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Recent (1)
Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cryclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver's seat to...

United Kingdom

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Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cryclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver's seat to...
Our Emergency Planning Division are experts in planning, executing and managing air support and air evacuations worldwide. Air Partner has been the trusted aircraft broker for multi-national corporations for over 50 years. We are the only company providing specific air evacuation planning for any...
 Cultural heritage is vulnerable to the adverse impacts of natural disasters, and climate change is adding to the urgency of addressing this challenge. Countries around the world are employing a variety of measures to safeguard cultural heritage against disaster risks, drawing on relevant...
Resilience: rising to the challenge in coastal regions Coastal areas offer unique opportunities and challenges. The dynamics of the physical processes (from the daily tides to the ever-changing morphology) form the backdrop to some of the world’s most productive and valuable habitats and give rise...
UNHCR’s new Global Trends report, the organization’s major annual survey of the state of displacement, says that at the end of 2016 there were 65.6 million people forcibly displaced worldwide – some 300,000 more than a year earlier. This total represents an enormous number of people needing...
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One of TACTIC’s overarching aims is to understand preparedness from a cross-boundary, ‘multi-hazard’ perspective. As a part of this effort, TACTIC partners are investigating floods, earthquakes, epidemics and terrorism through a series of case studies. Northumbria University is conducting a...

Ukraine

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Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cryclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver's seat to...
UNHCR’s new Global Trends report, the organization’s major annual survey of the state of displacement, says that at the end of 2016 there were 65.6 million people forcibly displaced worldwide – some 300,000 more than a year earlier. This total represents an enormous number of people needing...
The year 2016 was transformative for UNISDR - internally, UNISDR aligned its work in support of the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 with the organisational vision of its new senior management team. This resulted in the implementation of a new...

Turkmenistan

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Recent (1)
Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cryclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver's seat to...

Tajikistan

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Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management in Tajikistan

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Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cryclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver's seat to...
Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management in Tajikistan
This video focuses on a case study from Tajikistan where heavy mudflows ravaged a village but the mobilised community was prepared and able to reduce the risk of disaster in their area. One in a series of video case studies created by the Global Network for Disaster Reduction. GNDR, 2011.
Case Studies (1)
This video focuses on a case study from Tajikistan where heavy mudflows ravaged a village but the mobilised community was prepared and able to reduce the risk of disaster in their area. One in a series of video case studies created by the Global Network for Disaster Reduction. GNDR, 2011.

Sweden

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Recent (3)
Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cryclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver's seat to...
The year 2016 was transformative for UNISDR - internally, UNISDR aligned its work in support of the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 with the organisational vision of its new senior management team. This resulted in the implementation of a new...
In recent years, the European higher education community has played an increasingly important role in moving disaster science from a responsive, primarily technical discipline, to a broad, multi-disciplinary movement that seeks to build societal resilience to disaster. This movement coincides...

Spain

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The 2018 report of The Lancet Countdown: 'Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change' shows concerning trends in health risks from heat and heatwaves, infectious diseases, and declining food security. Access to the reviews in English, French, Spanish and Mandarin. To download the complete...
Preparación para una Respuesta Eficaz (PER en sus siglas en inglés) es un enfoque cíclico para que una Sociedad Nacional evalúe, mida y analice sistemáticamente las fortalezas y debilidades de su sistema de respuesta a fin de tomar medidas correctivas. El enfoque PER coloca a la Sociedad Nacional...
Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cryclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver's seat to...
In recent years, the European higher education community has played an increasingly important role in moving disaster science from a responsive, primarily technical discipline, to a broad, multi-disciplinary movement that seeks to build societal resilience to disaster. This movement coincides...
Video that explains what is climate change adaptation and what are the effects of climate change.
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