Wildfire and flood risk in the Mediterranean; Gaps, challenges and opportunities towards integrated risk management
HomeWildfire and flood risk in the Mediterranean; Gaps, challenges and opportunities towards integrated risk management
28th April 2021, 4 pm Europe (CET)
Increasing context of wildfire risk due to changes in land uses and climate is challenging wildfire risk management policies, heavily influenced by “protecting all” paradigm and existing gaps towards a societal agreement of “living with fires”. Socio-environment and policy dimensions for the implementation of integrated risk management approaches will be discussed, sharing lessons learnt from a practical regional perspective at European level.
Forest engineer and Msc in Wildfires Management, his main R+D activities deals with inclusive wildfire risk management, environmental governance and communication and strategic forest land planning, looking into the evolving societal and forestry cross-links
Environmental Engineering Msc, expert in civil protection planning & procedures and early warning system for flood risk. Expertise in disaster flood risk reduction through the implementation of non-structural measures, especially related to preparedness, experiencing participatory planning processes.