HOW VULNERABLE ARE OUR TRANSPORT, ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURES?
RAIN contributes to minimising the impact of extreme weather events on transport, energy and telecommunication networks. The project will develop early warning systems, decision support tools and engineering solutions to ensure rapid reinstatement of the network. This will improve reliability of critical infrastructures and reduce disruption for citizens.
Brian Caulfield (from TCD) and Zdenek Dvorak (from UNIZA) participated at the Civil Protection workshop held in Bratislava, Slovakia on 13 and 14 July 2016. This workshop was organised in the framework of the Slovak Presidency… Read More
Natural disasters do not stop at national borders. Early warning, better preparedness and coordinated action on a European level are necessary to cope with the impact of severe weather on infrastructure and people. In summer… Read More
On June 16th & 17th 2016, Dr. Alan O’Connor participated in an joint EU-USA transportation resilience symposium dedicated to Adaptation to Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events. The event which was held in Brussels was… Read More
- 11-16 September 2016
- 7 – 11 November 2016
- 23–28 April 2017