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Application period for the DKKV Promotional award ends on 14th June 2024

Just over three weeks to go until the application period for this year’s DKKV Promotional Award ends! Since 2018, the DKKV has been awarding the “DKKV Promotional Prize” annually to honor current research work and best practice examples related to disaster risk reduction and disaster risk management.The prize is aimed at German and English-language Bachelor’s […]

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Event information: RIMMA2025

On 28 – 31 January 2025, the “RIMMA2025 – International Conference on Forecasting, Preparedness, Warning, and Response” will take place at the University of Bern in Switzerland.The theme of the conference is “Visualisation, Communication, and Information Management” and aims to bring together various disciplines and expertise in the fields of meteorology, warning services, disaster and […]

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Recordings and Feedback on the 2024 German Conference on DRR

It has now been a few weeks since the 2024 Disaster Risk Reduction Symposium. The recordings of both days are now available. If you missed the symposium or would like to watch a session again, you can do so via this link. You can also share your feedback on the conference until tomorrow using the […]

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2023 Monitoring Report on the German Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change

Report of the Interministerial Working Group on “Adaptation to Climate Change”. As part of the German Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change (DAS), the Federal Government has published its 3rd Monitoring Report 2023 on the “German Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change”. The report describes the effects of climate change on the basis of scientific […]

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Call for abstracts

“IMPACT OF CRISES ON CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE” INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE The conference aims to encourage interdisciplinary discussions about vulnerability, responsibility, and trust, examining their impact on critical infrastructures after crises and questioning whether any changes or transformations have occurred. This interdisciplinary conference will delve into the significant impacts that crises such as pandemics, wars, and natural disasters […]

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EVENT NOTICE: RETTMOBIL INTERNATIONAL 2024

The leading international trade fair for rescue and mobility takes place in Fulda this May and offers a varied programme with over 450 exhibitors from 20 countries. In addition to an off-road course, there will be a variety of different exercises, applications and networking opportunities. The patron of the RETTmobil International 2024 trade fair is […]

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Successful civil protection initiative

The Hessian initiative to strengthen civil protection was successful in the Bundesrat. The motion for a resolution “Comprehensive strengthening of civil protection by the federal and state governments” was adopted unanimously. Ten billion in ten years The Interior Minister Roman Poseck (CDU) of Hessen commented on the motion: “The federal and state governments are jointly […]

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THE BBK CELEBRATES ITS 20TH BIRTHDAY

The flood of the century on the Danube and Elbe and the attacks of September 11, 2001, destroyed the sense of security of previous years. It became apparent that Germany was inadequately prepared for crises and disasters. In order to strengthen the security of the population, the Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance […]

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Participation in climate adaptation in Bonn

Until 5th May 2024 you have the chance to contribute to the concept of climate change adaptation in Bonn. How can the city make the most of enabling its potential to tackle the challenge of climate change and an adapted city. On the interactive map you can share your ideas to the following questions: The […]

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