As part of the NEEDS 2020 conference, that takes place in Östersund, Sweden, from March 10-12, 2020, Cordula Dittmer (DRU), Daniel F. Lorenz (DRU) und Per Kleist (Berlin Fire Department) organize a panel about “Trans-boundary disasters in Europe: Past experiences and future challenges”. Submissions are possible until November 17, 2019: https://www.needs2020.com/about-needs/panels/ Historically, disaster management […]
The „Glossary for Knowledge Management in Civil Protection“ (in German only) is published by the TH Köln/University of Applied Sciences. The glossary serves as a common terminological basis for the project in the first place. But in addtion to that it offers a good overview of the topic to all interested persons in civil protection. […]
On July 3, 2019, the DRU carried out a quick-response research in the emergency shelter Lübtheen, district Ludwigslust Parchim, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The forest fire, which had been burning for days on heavily ammunition-polluted soil, led to the evacuation of 650 people from four villages. In the emergency shelter in Lübtheen, interviews were conducted with relief personnel […]
Annette Händlmeyer (German Red Cross – GRC) and Cordula Dittmer (DRU) presented the joint project poster at the Fachdialog Sicherheitforschung “Diversity of Security – Social Dimensions of Security Research”, which took place on 27 and 28 June 2019 in the Harnack House in Berlin, Germany.