Manage natural hazards and technological accidents

Wildland-Urban Interface fires

Southern Europe is vulnerable to forest fires affecting wildland–urban interface (WUI) areas.

Extreme Weather

With the onset of climate change, extreme weather events have increased in scope and severity in the Mediterranean and Black Sea region.

Rapid Flooding

Earthquakes

Technological Accidents

Overview

TCP4 – is a thematic community that focuses on natural hazards and technological risks. 

The Mediterranean and Black Sea region is the most vulnerable European region to earthquakes and forest fires. The frequency, speed and magnitude of hydrological risks are expected to be acerbated in the region due to climate change. The group of experts delve into issues relative to wildland–urban interface (WUI) fires, rapid flooding, geophysical hazards and their impacts as well as technological accidents, accounting for all the disaster crisis stages.

 
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