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New publication: Handling false information in emergency management: A cross-national comparative study of European practices
New publication: Handling false information in emergency management: A cross-national comparative study of European practices
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During emergencies, exposure to false information can increase individual vulnerability. Our study contributes to a better understanding of how the effects of false information are mitigated by the emergency management systems in Europe.

Building resilience in Estonia and Indonesia through mobile positioning data
Building resilience in Estonia and Indonesia through mobile positioning data
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We expect natural or man-made disasters and global crises to become more frequent, especially as climate change is creating more unpredictable future scenarios, making communities around the world vulnerable to the impact of different disasters. As a response, great efforts are made to develop modern tools to help build resilience. Within the BuildERS project, the potential of using mobile positioning data (MPD) for disaster management is being explored.

Fostering societal resilience in Europe – the role of The Horizon 2020 DRS01 Cluster
Fostering societal resilience in Europe – the role of The Horizon 2020 DRS01 Cluster
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The Horizon 2020 programme priorities reflected on prime societal challenges faced by the global community.

The first DRS01 Cluster Conference
The first DRS01 Cluster Conference
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On the 4th of February, we are delighted to join the online DRS01 Cluster mini-conference conference together with our sister projects, Resiloc, ENGAGE and LINKS.

New publication on the Journal of Risk Research: COVID-19 information disorder: six types of harmful information during the pandemic in Europe
New publication on the Journal of Risk Research: COVID-19 information disorder: six types of harmful information during the pandemic in Europe
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The outbreak of a novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 propelled the creation, transmission, and consumption of false information – unverified claims, misleading statements, false rumours, conspiracy theories, and so on – all around the world.

The promotion of a civil protection culture in the schools as an effective way of prevention
The promotion of a civil protection culture in the schools as an effective way of prevention
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The evident frequency of events requires the development of a Civil Protection model which institutionally involves school as an active factor directly interested in a social growth process.

The “Discovery” of Vulnerable Population Groups – And how their Needs are addressed
The “Discovery” of Vulnerable Population Groups – And how their Needs are addressed
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In the years 2002, 2006, and 2013 the Elbe region, particularly within the area of the German federal state of Saxony, was hit by devastating floods.

Colloquium 2nd: Let’s get together to hear and discuss about the H2020 BuildERS project’s findings
Colloquium 2nd: Let’s get together to hear and discuss about the H2020 BuildERS project’s findings
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Monday 14 December 2020 12:00 – 15:00 CET online 

Our project The H2020 BuildERS (Building European Communities’ Resilience and Social Capital) is at the halfway point and we are eager to reveal current findings.

REPORT ON SEGMENTS OF VULNERABILITY COUNTRY BY COUNTRY BASIS – INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE OFFICIAL DATA
REPORT ON SEGMENTS OF VULNERABILITY COUNTRY BY COUNTRY BASIS – INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE OFFICIAL DATA
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The ongoing world pandemic highlighted that even a most universal threat is still disproportionally affecting vulnerable groups.

COMMUNICATION BEHAVIOUR IN EUROPE AND VULNERABILITIES
COMMUNICATION BEHAVIOUR IN EUROPE AND VULNERABILITIES
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Understanding communication - related vulnerability and resilience in crises 

Interested in reading our report on stakeholder views and the outcomes of our 1st colloquium?
Interested in reading our report on stakeholder views and the outcomes of our 1st colloquium?
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Engaging citizens, volunteers, authorities and NGOs, and combining their practical experiences with research results is one of the main approaches of BuildERS project.

CASE COUNTRY ANALYSES AND A CROSS-COUNTRY COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE FUNCTIONING OF DISASTER RESILIENCE SYSTEMS
CASE COUNTRY ANALYSES AND A CROSS-COUNTRY COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE FUNCTIONING OF DISASTER RESILIENCE SYSTEMS
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Understanding resilience in the context of vulnerability is a challenge for both researchers and policy makers