Cross BOrder RISk assessment for
increased prevention and preparedness in Europe

Cross-border Single risk and Multi-Risk Assessment

© Gabriella Tocchi – ReLUIS

Flood risks

Boris will gain insights into flood risks.

© DCNA, Christian Resch

Flood risks

Flood risks will be one focus of Boris.

© Mehmet Akif ALKAN

Seismic risks

Earthquakes will be one focus of Boris.

© ReLUIS – Maria Polese

Seismic risks

Earthquakes will be one focus of Boris.

© ReLUIS – Maria Polese

Seismic risks

Earthquakes will be one focus of Boris.

© Mehmet Akif ALKAN

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101004882 – BORIS – UCPM-2020-PP-AG

Development of a shared methodology for the management of transboundary seismic and flood risk 

Funded by the Directorate-General for Civil Protection and European Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO), BORIS will develop a shared methodology for cross-border seismic and flood risk management.
The project area, the Eastern Alps, including the Italian – Slovenian-Austrian borders, as well as the region of South-Eastern Europe – is in fact characterized by strong seismicity and hydro-meteorological risks. To establish coordinated transboundary approaches able to assess and communicate those risks, BORIS will firstly do an overview of the existing methodologies for flood and seismic risk assessment in the countries involved (Italy, Slovenia, Austria, Turkey and Montenegro).

Based on such analysis, a shared methodology for single and multi-risk assessment will be developed to assess the expected impacts for single natural hazards and to do a comparison with multi-risk impacts in those transboundary regions. The strategy will be tested in some pilot sites. The project also aims to develop a platform for single and multi-risk assessment which will facilitate the visualization, storage, updating of data, models, documentation and the representation of damage and impact data following a common metrics approach.

Latest BORIS news

  • Deliverable D2.1 Comparison of National Risk Assessment
    Comparison of national risk assessment (D2.1) is the first of the three deliverables of the BORIS WP2 “Analysis of the context and need assessment”. Each project beneficiary presented the national seismic and flood risk assessment that was discussed in several meetings. As a consequence of […]
  • BORIS project update meeting
    As we’re nearing the end of the year and thus the finalization of the first half of the project, we discussed the overall project status with the BORIS team on November 9th, 2021. It’s great to see all the progress in the project, including the […]
  • Finding synergies with the Trans-Alp EU project
    On September 16th, we meet with our dear colleagues from the Trans-Alp Project to share insights, find synergies, and increase the cooperation – not just beyond country borders but also across different EU-funded projects. Because disasters don’t stop at borders and together, we can work towards a […]

Project partners

Funding

BORIS is a project funded by Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO).

GA n° 101004882 – BORIS – UCPM-2020-PP-AG – Project co-funded by the European Union Civil Protection

Contact

CI3R – BORIS Coordinator
Italian Center for Research on Risk Reduction
via Properzio 5
00193 Roma
centrorischi@ci3r.it