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Community Resilience: Strengthening Preparedness and Response Capacity to Tailing and Water Dam Failures

December 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm


About the Event: 

The conference is held within the framework of EU Alliance for Disaster Risk Reduction (ALTER) Project. ALTER Project focuses on establishing public-private partnerships to address flood risks that may stem from water and mining dam failures. The conference agenda includes but is not limited to the following topics:
  • ALTER Project Achievements in Enhancing Community Resilience,
  • International Disaster Risk Reduction Framework,
  • Environmental Risks and Management of Tailing Storage Facilities,
  • Flash floods from Dams’ failure. Best practices in Managing the Risks,
  • Challenges, perspectives, and new technologies for Flash Flood Early Warning Systems.
Language: English


December 10, 2019
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction of Armenia (ARNAP)
Center for National Security and Defense Research, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Centre of Excellence in Risk & Decision Science, European University of Cyprus
AUA Acopian Center for the Environment
National Observatory of Athens (NOA) Institute of Geodynamics
AUA Center for Responsible Mining


Alex and Marie Manoogian Hall, PAB
40 Marshal Baghramyan Ave
Yerevan, Armenia
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+374 60 69-40-40