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CASCADE aims to improve the capacity to understand, assess, and treat current and future climate change related risks on the local level, focusing on the particular in Baltic Sea Region (BSR) conditions.

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HFRS project team

HFRS is, among other things, host for several workshops within the two years project time. The next upcoming event will be the “Pilot Training of the Trainers” which is not determined yet due to the ongoing Corona situation.


Baltic University Programme and the Centre of Lifelong Learning at Åbo Akademi University broaden the knowledge and visibility of CASCADE outcomes in risk preparedness and management to institutions of higher education in the whole Baltic Sea Region.

Kaspars Varpins

Liepaja Municipal Police is chairing the UBC Safe Cities Commission and has been part of the CASCADE project from the beginning.


The Main School of Fire Service (SGSP) is the leader of Work Package 2 in the CASCADE project. The main task for the SGSP team is elaborating the portfolio of risk analysis methodology and the guidelines for integrated climate change and risk reduction management for local authorities.

Elin Alsterhag

Arvika has tested the indicators for the UNDRR Scorecard for City Disaster Resilience as partners in the EU project U-SCORE. The improved Scorecard will be used in EU BSR CASCADE during the training course.

Janet Edwards

Janet Edwards’ full time job is to coordinate initiatives to strengthen the knowledge and use of this United Nations framework. In this capacity it’s important she provides Swedish cities with opportunities for networking nationally and internationally for Making Cities Resilient.