The ENGAGE project began in July 2020 and has since organised various activities with the Knowledge and Innovation Community of Practitioners (Ki-CoP). Despite the challenges presented by the […]
Summer 2022 in Italy recorded temperatures above the average throughout summer with a temperature anomaly of +2-3°C above the climatic average. Three heat waves occurred, with longest between the end […]
ENGAGE is interested in how citizens contribute to overall crisis management and how this relates back to societal resilience. Thinking of resilience as something that refers to the resilience of […]
ENGAGE aims to strengthen the the collaboration between citizens and first responders/authorities during emergency events. Citizens can act before, during and after a emergency event in a coordinated way with […]
ENGAGE explores the potential of informal solutions to enhance societal resilience.
Emergency responders usually use different types of solutions such as tools, guidelines, and plans to deal with emergencies. These […]
What role can citizens play in disaster management?
During disasters, citizens react in various ways. Some will try to flee the situation immediately while others will wait for help or indications […]
The nature of emergencies and how we deal with them is constantly evolving. Early societies would generally use a cooperative and informal approach (neighbour to neighbour) to dealing with danger […]
Strenthen the connexion between local authorities and citizens: A successful story, the ERTZAINTZA App
A notable example of how to use technology in disaster management is the ERTZAINTZA app. It was created as a communication channel between citizens and the regional police of the […]
On the “19th National Day of Safety in Schools”, held in Italy last November, Cittadinanzattiva, ANP and Civil Protection Department launched an investigation to understand how the pandemic changed schools […]
Artificial Intelligence (AI in short) is a trending technology in the commercial sector, particularly regarding chatbots. One of the objectives of project ENGAGE is to identify how innovative social media […]