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Workshop „Possibilities and Limits of Current Anticipatory Approaches for Displacement/Migration and Disasters”

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On February 17, 2020, the Disaster Research Unit (DRU) at the Freie Universität Berlin invited various actors in international disaster relief to discuss existing anticipatory approaches for displacement/migration and disasters. The workshop brought together representatives from the forecast-based financing section of the German Red Cross, UN OCHA, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), the Danish Refugee […]

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Workshop “Cooperation at the Border – Conditions, Potentials and Challenges of Cooperation in Border Area in the Refugee Crisis”

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A workshop on “Cooperation at the Border – Conditions, Potentials and Challenges of Cooperation in Border Area in the Refugee Crisis” took place from January 30th to 31st, 2020 at the Disaster Research Unit (DRU) of the Freie Universität Berlin. Around 25 participants from the Federal Agency for Technical Relief, the Austrian and Bavarian Red […]

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Workshop on communication and knowledge management at the TH Köln

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An interactive workshop on communication and knowledge management was held at Cologne University of Applied Science from 21st to 22nd January 2020 as one part of the WAKE project. WAKE representatives and relief organizations, authorities and representatives of the local government discussed communication and knowledge management solutions within the refugee situation 2015/2016 together and developed […]