SMART RESILIENCE Conference

Dr. Maria Nogal presented the RESILENS project in the SMART RESILIENCE Conference, held in Dublin, Ireland, on 25th May 2016, and organised by Jacobs Engineering. The conference aimed at highlighting the good practice in resilience and adaptation, and at linking with the application of Smart thinking. The event, oriented to engineers, critical infrastructure managers, climate [...]

By | May 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

RAIN Dublin Workshop

The RAIN (Risk Analysis of Infrastructure Networks in Response to Extreme Weather Events) project organised a workshop at Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) on the 9th of November, 2015, to identify and analyse the most probable extreme climatological phenomena affecting Europe infrastructure based on previous events. RESILENS was represented at this workshop with the aim of [...]

By | November 18th, 2015|News|0 Comments

RESILENS Project visit to Câmara Municipal de Lisboa (Lisbon City Hall’s) Civil Protection Service’s Growing in Safety Programme.

Lisbon City Hall’s Civil Protection Service, are one of our RESILENS project partners and will be involved in pilot testing during RESILENS, providing us with a particular focus on how our guidelines and resources can support wider public awareness.  Lisbon City Hall’s Civil Protection have identified children as one of their main ‘targets’ to raise [...]

By | October 30th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Collaboration is key to the successful delivery of RESILENS

Coordinator Future Analytics Future Analytics Consulting (FAC) oversees the overall project management and coordination aspects of the RESILENS project. FAC is also involved in the development of the resilience methodologies, the resilience management matrix and audit toolkit, and the ERMG formulation (including table-top testing). Project communication and dissemination activities are also carried out. Form more [...]

By | October 30th, 2015|News|0 Comments

RESILENS – Safeguarding Critical Infrastructure (CI) at time of crisis or disaster

Due to the dependency on these infrastructures, disruptions to the normal operation, or the removal or suspension of such services would significantly affect public safety, security, economic activity or environmental quality within the surrounding area and on a larger scale. Therefore there is a clear need to identify, develop and operationalise resilience approaches and methods [...]

By | October 30th, 2015|News|0 Comments

RESILENS Project visit to EDP Distribuição – Energia, S.A, Lisbon

EDP is one of the largest energy (electricity and gas) distributers in the Iberian peninsula, with a strong presence in Brazil and considerable investments in USA.  In Portugal EDP has an installed capacity of 8,911 MW, 5.7 Million Electricity customers, electricity generation  of  22,723 GWh  and electricty distribution of 43,858 GWh .  EDP have 224,000 [...]

By | October 30th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Question and Answer….with Dr William Hynes

As part of gaining a better understanding of the part people play in the project and what their individual thoughts or on the programme of work, we will be undertaking a series of Question and Answer sessions with key people, partners and stakeholders and sharing these thoughts with all those involved in the project. This [...]

By | October 30th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Project Round up – General Assembly Meeting Lisbon 22-23rd September

The management structures for RESILENS comprise several governance bodies: Work Packages (WP) leaders, the General Assembly (GA), the Executive Board (EB) and the Advisory Board (AB), as illustrated above. The General Assembly (GA) is responsible for the overall success of RESILENS. The GA consists of 1 senior representative from each Partner in the Consortium, who [...]

By | October 30th, 2015|News|0 Comments

The RESILENS project

The frequency and severity of impacts of disaster and crises events has channeled attention to vulnerable physical assets, with a particular focus on critical infrastructure (CI). The removal or suspension of critical infrastructure assets from normal service significantly affect public safety, security, economic activity or environmental quality. A breakdown in any one of these assets [...]

By | September 14th, 2015|News|0 Comments