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Living on the Edge | UNU-EHS Interconnected Disaster Risks Report 2023

Zita Sebesvari and Caitlyn Eberle, authors of the report, presented this year’s UNU-EHS Interconnected Disaster Risks Report at the Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn yesterday, November 8th. They were joined on the panel by Aïsha Devi, a Swiss Club Music artist who uses art and meditation to create awareness for current challenges and risks. The 3rd Interconnected […]

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Delegation Visit from China

Last Friday, November 3, 2023, the DKKV had a delegation visit from the Ministry of Emergency Management from China to the office in Bonn. DKKV Managing Director, Dr. Benni Thiebes, presented the history of the organization and civil protection in Germany. He also focused on the lessons learned from the flood disaster in the Ahr […]

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Apply now – for the EU-Project “Magnitude”

Civil protection is one of the most noble tasks of the state in the interest of protecting citizens. In view of natural disasters and similar scenarios from the recent past or the ongoing pandemic situation and the challenges arising from recent international developments, intensive preparation for such dangers is more topical than ever. You can […]

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Launch of BIMUN Lecture Series on Climate Justice

Last week, the Bonn International Model United Nations (BIMUN) lecture series started with the topic “Justice in a Changing Climate: Addressing Injustice Issues in the Wake of the Climate Crisis“. The lecture by Prof. Dr. Froitzheim, from the Institute for Geosciences at the University of Bonn, “Highway to Climate Hell” provided a good introduction to […]

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2. Pre-Event Conference on DIsaster RIsk Reduction “Resilience in Germany”

Last week, the second pre-event for the Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, which will be held in April 2024, took place. The topic was “Resilience in Germany – Today and Tomorrow”. In the morning, a public online event with more than 70 participants took place, each with a presentation by the National Contact Point (NKS) […]

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Disaster Risk Reduction Day 2023

On Saturday the 28.10.2023 is Day of Civil Protection 2023. Between 10:00-17:00 you can visit numerous vehicles of the Bonn relief organizations, the THW and the fire department on the Münsterplatz. This year’s Disaster Prevention Day will focus on the main topics of “heavy rain and flood protection”. With regard to these topics, there will […]

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On October 24, 2023, the Disaster Preparedness and Crisis Communication Forum – for more security in communities – took place in Potsdam. Among other things, topics such as the importance of communication in times of crisis, the impact of a blackout, and network resilience and self-sufficient crisis communication were addressed. Mayors and representatives from municipalities […]

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Delegation visit from Turkey

At the beginning of the week, the DKKV welcomed a delegation from the Turkish Civil Protection Authority AFAD to its office. Dr Benni Thiebes presented the organisation and history of civil protection in Germany. Afterwards, there was an opportunity to exchange views on risk and crisis strategies in Turkey and Germany while playing the Prevention […]

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Parliamentary evening on successful risk communication organised by the dkkv

On 12 October 2023, the DKKV, together with the Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BBK) and the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), organised a Parliamentary Evening at the Museum of Communication in Berlin. Expert presentations illuminated the topic of how communication can succeed in times of crisis and which aspects are […]

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