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26 May: Sustainable Advanced Learning Online: the LINKS Community Center

A key objective of the LINKS project is to build a sustainable, multidisciplinary, stakeholder community consisting of different actors from different countries, professions and schools of thought but all interested in the field of social media and crowdsourcing (SMCS) in disasters. An important tool for this community is the LINKS Community Center (LCC) as it will be the technical foundation for the online community.

LINKS IN THE EU CONTEXT

18 Jan: LINKS IN THE EU CONTEXT

This contribution intends to focus on the relations of LINKS both with the direct stakeholders who will be affected by the project outputs and with the bodies and Institutions who will give appropriate support and visibility to the project (e.g. networks, related projects, etc.).

LINKS Project Findings

18 Jan: LINKS Project Findings

Disaster Risk Perception and Vulnerability, Disaster Management Processes, Disaster Community Technologies are the three knowledge bases of the projects. They are the starting point of the LINKS Framework, a set of scientific methods, practical tools, and guidelines to understand, measure and govern SMCS for disasters. Let’s see the first results of our study!

An Overview of the LINKS project status

18 Jan: An Overview of the LINKS project status

Eight months have passed since the start of the project. From the kick off meeting in June 2020, important preliminary activities, which laid the foundations for future ones, have been carried out. Let’s find out the most important achieved results and faced challenges.

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

23 Oct: INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION: HOW TO ENHANCE RESILIENCE OF POPULATIONS AT THE LOCAL AND NATIONAL LEVEL

A few days ago, on the 13th of October, we all celebrated the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction acknowledging the importance of protecting lives, livelihoods and health and eliminating disaster risks – targets which are fully aligned with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 adopted at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Japan in March 2015.