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30. May until02. June - Lucerne, Switzerland

INTERPRAEVENT 2016

Living with natural risks

logo_interpraevent2016.pngThe congresses of the international research society INTERPRAEVENT are held every four years in Europe and alternately every four years in Asia. The congress is now returning to Switzerland in 2016 for the first time since 1992.

Living with naturals risks

Avalanches, debris flows, floods, landslides and rock falls

 

Focus will be on integrated management of natural hazards and risks, equally considering causes of disasters as well as measures of prevention, preparedness, response and recovery in the view of global changes.

Topics

Risk governance and policies (objectives, strategies, communication)

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Hazard and risk assessment (analysis, evaluation)

Hazard and risk mitigation (structural, non-structural measures, insurance)

Emergency management (emergency planning, early warning, intervention, recovery)

 

Book recommendation: The Technical Avalanche Handbook by Florian Rudolf-Miklau

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