Young Professionals

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Who we are

The Young Professionals (YPs) from the DKKV are young professionals in the field of disaster risk management. Within the DKKV network, we have the opportunity to establish contacts with experts from various fields and networks and with with each other. In joint projects, such as writing articles for the newsletter or organising a webinar, we use our different expertise to look at topics from different angles. At regular online get-togethers, we take the opportunity to exchange ideas on a professional as well as personal level.

Interested? Then join us at one of our next meetings! Just send an email to


Membership as a Young Professional is limited to five years after your last subject-related degree – unless you are currently undergoing further subject-related training or studies.

News von den Young Professionals

This is where we specifically address young professionals with events, job postings and other exciting news. We will continue to expand this section here on our website – as well as in the Newsletter and on Twitter – in order to offer young professionals an interesting information platform on disaster prevention and management.

Here you will find useful information about the occupational field of disaster preparedness and job postings from the field.

Annual Meeting of the DKKV Young Professionals 2023

Annual Meeting of the DKKV Young Professionals 2023

In mid September, we, the DKKV’s Young Professionals came together for a weekend to hold their annual meeting, which took place in the Harz. With a diverse program of excursions and talks, this time the meeting was dedicated to the topics of drought and its...

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