The picture of threats and risks varies from region to region. Therefore, it is important to have knowledge of the macro-regional perspective. In our case the Baltic Sea Region.
The project Cascade – Community Safety Actions for Supporting Climate Adaptation – has worked for a better management of climate change related risks and hazards on a local level 2019-2021. The primarily target groups for Cascade are local administrators and civil protection practitioners. However, the project also sees the importance of communicating the outcome to higher education.
This is a short version of the training course in disaster risk reduction (DRR) suitable for usage as a whole, or in parts, to be included in courses about climate change – risk management at university level. The core content is climate risk assessment and the background and implementation of the Sendai Framework for DRR in the Baltic Sea Region.