The Disaster Risk Management Knowledge (DRMKC) aims at enhancing the EU and the Member States resilience to disasters and their capacity to prevent, prepare and respond to emergencies through the joint work of scientific groups, policy makers, practitioners and other relevant stakeholders. The principal activities of the DRMKC are to improve the science-based services and analysis; to enhance the use and uptake of research and operational knowledge; and to advance science and technology in Disaster Risk Management (DRM).
Following the previous seminars in London and Rome, the 3rd DRMKC Seminar is an opportunity to meet actors engaged in DRM to jointly discuss about the progress made in up to now and which new areas could be explored in the next year, and in particular regarding:
➔ Strengthening the science policy interfaces, as the spaces where scientists and policy makers create new initiatives, to support the inclusion of DRR in education.
➔ Arranging the processes for using evidence for DRM policy-making, such as the collection of loss and damage data or assessing disaster risk management capabilities.
➔ Stimulating new mechanisms and technologies for responding emergencies together with the operational teams in the field.