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CfP: Trans-boundary disasters in Europe: Past experiences and future challenges, NEEDS 2020

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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 […]

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DRU Carries Out Quick-Response Research in the Emergency Shelter Lübtheen during Forest Fire

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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 […]