The ARMONIA project aims to tighten collaboration between the civil protection institutions for risk prevention.

Through the use of innovative methodologies, it develops a trans-frontier strategy in the management of natural disasters.

The development of common protocols allows joint planning and implementation of harmonize actions to accelerate and facilitate the rescue operations. Partners will develop an innovative seismic monitoring system extended also to the strategic buildings that will provide critical information, in the cross-border area, crucial for a rapid and focused interventions at the occurrence of earthquake.

The realization of common protocols for the training and joint exercises of civil defence volunteers and citizen will help to improved coordination of cross border interventions and a fast emergency actions.

Partners of the project:

  • Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale - OGS
  • Università degli Studi di Udine
  • Università degli Studi di Trieste
  • Regione Autonoma Friuli Venezia Giulia - Protezione civile della Regione
  • Regione del Veneto - Direzione Protezione Civile e Polizia Locale
  • Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik (ZAMG)
  • Universität Innsbruck.

Other associated partners:

  • Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri - Dipartimento della Protezione Civile
  • Agenzia per la Protezione Civile - Provincia autonoma di Bolzano
  • Ufficio Geologia e Prove Materiali - Provincia autonoma di Bolzano

Link to the project web-page.