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June 14, 2017 - posted in Results

This report contributes to the IMPROVER project by providing information on the use of traditional and social media by relevant stakeholders to increase the resilience of critical infrastructures. It builds on the results of IMPROVER project D4.1 to explore the communication practices adopted by emergency managers and blue light organisations (e.g. police, fire and rescue … Continue reading Deliverable 4.2 A Communication Strategy to build Critical Infrastructure Resilience

May 31, 2017 - posted in Results

The purpose of the work described in this report was to aid practitioners in infrastructure to promote resilient abilities within their organisations. The primary objective was to provide new knowledge about organisational resilience by studying real-world examples of how organisations in critical infrastructure tackle challenging situations. The secondary objective was to show how such expressions … Continue reading D.4.3 Organisational resilience concepts applied to critical infrastructure

May 31, 2017 - posted in Results

The objective of this task is to create a link between critical infrastructure and different hazard maps according to different scenarios (e.g. natural hazards: floods, earthquakes, landslides, forest fires, meteorological extreme events due to climate change; man-made hazards: terrorist attacks, industrial accidents etc.). The maps may later be used to indicate the intensity of a … Continue reading D.3.1 Physical exposure identification and mapping methodologies

May 31, 2017 - posted in Results

This study concentrates on developing a generic rigorous methodology to identify suitable risk-based scenarios for various hazard classes, which can be used to assess the resilience of the critical infrastructure. IMPROVER and therefore this study concentrates on three critical infrastructure systems, namely: ports, potable water and motorway networks.  

May 31, 2017 - posted in Results

This document is the final version of the lexicon of definitions that are relevant for critical infrastructure resilience.  This is an updated version of the deliverable 1.2

May 31, 2017 - posted in Results

Over the course of the project, the IMPROVER consortium will be disseminating the results of the project to multiple audiences, via different channels, at different intervals, etc. This is necessary throughout the project for the purposes of raising awareness and inviting debate and comment on the scientific work which is being undertaken, while it is … Continue reading D.7.1 The project dissemination strategy

December 7, 2016 - posted in Results

The second IMPROVER workshop was held as an associate event with the CRITIS conference on the 13th of October 2016 at the UIC headquarters in Paris.  The theme of the workshop was meeting public expectations in times of crises and it was well attended by both project associate partners and other interested stakeholders. Many thanks … Continue reading Results from the second IMPROVER associate partner workshop in Paris

June 23, 2016 - posted in Results

The current deliverable presents the results of the work carried out under Task 4.1 and aims to provide critical infrastructure operators with a set of criteria to be used during disasters, based on the expectations of the public, in order to both increase social resilience and help establish performance objectives in order to increase critical … Continue reading Deliverable 4.1 Social resilience criteria for critical infrastructures during crises

June 23, 2016 - posted in Results

In the recent years, the focus has moved from critical infrastructure protection to that of resilience. But how do we know whether a critical infrastructure is resilient or not, how can it be evaluated, measured and enhanced?   Drawing on, combining and developing the ideas of the existing literature and practices, the current report develops … Continue reading Deliverable 2.2 Report of criteria for evaluating resilience

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