project . 2015 - 2018 . Closed

CARISMAND

Culture And RISkmanagement in Man-made And Natural Disasters
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 653748 Call for proposal: H2020-DRS-2014
  • Funded under: H2020 | CSA Overall Budget: 3,788,530 EURFunder Contribution: 3,788,530 EUR
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Oct 2015
    End Date
    30 Sep 2018
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
  • Open Access mandate
    Research Data: No
Description
As risks are not “objective” but socially and culturally constructed, disaster management which is aware, respects, and makes use of local cultural aspects will be not only more effective but, at the same time, also improve the community’s disaster coping capacities. CARISMAND is setting out to identify these factors, to explore existing gaps and opportunities for improvement of disaster policies and procedures, and to develop a comprehensive toolkit which will allow professional as well as voluntary disaster managers to adopt culturally-aware everyday practices. This goal will be achieved by approaching the links, and gaps, between disaster management, culture ...
Description
As risks are not “objective” but socially and culturally constructed, disaster management which is aware, respects, and makes use of local cultural aspects will be not only more effective but, at the same time, also improve the community’s disaster coping capacities. CARISMAND is setting out to identify these factors, to explore existing gaps and opportunities for improvement of disaster policies and procedures, and to develop a comprehensive toolkit which will allow professional as well as voluntary disaster managers to adopt culturally-aware everyday practices. This goal will be achieved by approaching the links, and gaps, between disaster management, culture ...
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