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RISC-KIT Contributes to the Community of Users Meeting on Natural Disasters

Dr. Ap Van Dongeren, RISC-KIT Coordinator, described how RISC-KIT tools can contribute to crisis management in terms of extreme climatic events.

 

 

RISC-KIT Coordinator, Dr. Ap Van Dongeren, Deltares, Netherlands, presented the RISC-KIT project at the Community of Users meeting on Natural Hazards. The meeting took place in Brussels, 22-23 June 2016, with the first day dedicated to crisis managment and the second day dealing with extreme climate events. Dr. Van Dongeren


The Community of Users is an initiative of the European Commission to improve communication and knowledge transfer between researchers, policy makers, decision makers, practititioners, industry and the general public. The Community aims to:

  • ensure that the EC research agenda meets practical needs, 
  • identify the most promising research outputs (tools and applications) and promote uptake by end users, 
  • support competitiveness in industry by enhancing the market for research results,
  • ensure that the expertise of practitioners can inform the policy-making process,
  • facilitatte the implementation of this collaborative policy.

 

To learn more about the Community of Users please visit the Community of Users website.

 

You can watch Dr. Van Dongeren's presentation below (starting at 25:11).

 

 

 

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