within a National - EU -
International Perspective
Italian Center for
Research on Risk Reduction
provides a multi-risk approach through multidisciplinary competencies


The Italian Center for Research on Risk Reduction – CI3R, established under the auspices of the Department of Civil Protection, Presidency of the Council of Ministers of Italy, is a consortium formed by research institutes and centers aiming to create a network of multidisciplinary competences to carry out prevention and preparedness activities for civil protection and, more generally, towards disaster risk reduction with a multi-risk, multi-sectoral and systemic approach.

CI3R is a non-profit entity to promote the coordination, enhancement and development of scientific research, technological transfer, and formation activities in the field of disaster risk reduction in Italy, the European Union and within the international context.


Preparation and management, through specific databases and models, of risk analysis, risk assessment and impact scenarios due to multiple hazards, to define holistic disaster risk reduction strategies.


Development of techniques, technological tools, and strategies for disaster risk reduction, also making use of satellite instruments.


Definition of methods and criteria to quantify risks, in such a way to foster adaptation and mitigation strategies and programs, and to develop insurance policies for disaster-related losses.


Dissemination of resilient practices and behaviors among the population and institutional administrations, as a result of scientific evidence and towards disaster risk reduction.


Building and strengthening capacities of disaster risk reduction practitioners through the promotion of a national civil protection academy, with the involvement of relevant institutions, universities, and research centers.



The first Webinar of the ROADMAP project, entitled “The nexus between Scientists and Decision Makers in Disaster Risk Management”, was held on June 25th, at 10AM (CET). The Webinar was dedicated to the very important role of scientists and decision makers in the DRM process to understand how the connection between these two groups can
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The first Periodical Bulletin of the ROADMAP project is online 
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On Monday January 25, 2021 at 10:00, the virtual Kick-off meeting of the BORIS project was held on GotoMeeting platform. Representatives of all project participants as well as Technical Project Officers from DG-ECHO, Chrysa Gkountromichou and Ivona Olhova, and Prof. Mauro Dolce from Italian Department of Civil Protection took part in the meeting.
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