The dissemination activities and meetings informing the public about our upcoming pilot in Valencia on November are continuing! Together with Bomberos Ayuntamiento València, Beredskab Øst & CERTH, beAWARE H2020 Project is planning the simulation of forest fire in La Devesa de El Saler, as part of the pilot that will be held in November to test our platform!
On Wednesday 29th, our lead partner CERTH will participate in a session on EU Disaster Risk Reduction policies in the area of weather and climate extreme events during the ECCA 2019 conference in Lisbon. The biennial European Climate Change Adaptation conference is convened by projects that have received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Framework Programme. See you there! https://www.ecca2019.eu/science-in-support-of-eu-disaster-risk-reduction-policies-in-the-area-of-weather-and-climate-extreme-events/?fbclid=IwAR1gzT1g89tiBN5qf5CWrgEIHDn8LIK5_-SxXgNMRwaSWIkT8fexBSjNSiw
Unusually prolonged heatwaves, under great risk of extensive forest fires, will prevail in Western and Central Europe this summer, according to Accuweather. On the contrary, strong storms will sweep the Balkan Peninsula throughout the summer season. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/accuweather-2019-europe-summer-forecast/70008315?fbclid=IwAR1jm4Ef2eaLszbGxF5aOYp9Uf1lQ8g1nu7ZhJhB1PwJ9G-Onrh_7RL_SDE
On Sunday the 2nd International Workshop on Intelligent Crisis Management Technologies for climate events -ICMT was held in ISCRAM 2019 in Valencia. In the workshop, 3 major Disaster Management projects (beAWARE H2020 Project, IReact & IN-PREP) presented their outcomes together with a live demonstration of their solutions. Moreover, two presentations concerned innovative solutions regarding the visualization and the architecture of the decision support systems. Finally, the Frederiksborg Brand & Redning - Døgnrapporter, the Fire & Rescue Service from Copenhagen, presented their current infrastructure and solutions. See you next year!
For the 2nd year in ISCRAM, beAWARE H2020 Project along with our fellow H2020 projects IReact & IN-PREP organize the International Workshop on Intelligent Crisis Management Technologies for climate events on Sunday, 19th of May! The Workshop will be chaired by our lead partner CERTH! Practitioners & researchers, from crisis management and technical domains, are invited to share ideas in designing and implementing innovative techniques & tools! The workshop will present and discuss the most recent emergency data methods, multimodal data analysis, and coordination between the first responders and the authorities! https://iscram2019.webs.upv.es/workshops/
beAWARE was present in another big joint conference of the Smart Resilience and Sayso H2020 project in Budapest! A big thank you to the organizers for giving us the floor and the chance to present the beAWARE solution, and of course to all the dedicated visitors that were interested to learn more on our project! 🙏 http://www.smartresilience.eu-vri.eu/events/joint-final-conference-smartresilience-and-sayso
How about learning more about our project from a video? An engaging animation on the functionalities and solutions offered by the beAWARE platform has just been uploaded on our YouTube channel! Check it out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5lOrdmj_rY
Our sixth newsletter is online!! Find out about the flood pilot organised last month in Vicenza where we tested, through a flood scenario that recaptured the real-time events of the Vicenza floods in 2010, the second prototype of our platform! A big thank you to our partner AAWA for the orchestration and the hospitality, all the Italian civil protection organisations that took part and of course the entire beAWARE consortium for their endless efforts to improve the solutions offered by the beAWARE project! Newsletter 6th- Final
Our fifth newsletter is online!! With this newsletter, we would like to inform you about all the exciting news for the beAWARE project of the last six months! Along with the previous newsletter of the heatwave pilot that took place in November 2018, in Thessaloniki, in this 5th newsletter you will find many information regarding our participation in events and conferences, news on awards and online presentations and the announcement on the upcoming flood pilot in Vicenza! beAWARE Newsletter 5th- Final
A series of trainings have taken place the last week to prepare volunteers and officers about the beAWARE test event about floods on 7 March in Città di Vicenza. Participants were coming from various civil protection organisations like the Municipal Civil Protection, the National Alpine Association, and the National Carabinieri Association. The volunteers will participate in the event on 7 March, communicating information and receiving operational indications from the Municipal Operative Center (COC) through a special app. During the meeting the technicians of the Municipality of Vicenza and of the River Basin Authority of the Eastern Alps district illustrated the functionalities of the app.