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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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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.


The Sustainable Cities Commission (UBC SCC) is one of the thematic Commissions of the Union of the Baltic Cities. Within the CASCADE project, UBC SCC supports the Lead Partner with project coordination and assists with leading communication and dissemination - meet the UBC SCC Team.

Maria Nykyri, Torbjörn Lindström and Miikka Toivonen

Southwest Finland Emergency Services is the Lead Partner of the CASCADE project and in charge of the project coordination. Additionally their specialists participate in different project activities e.g. communication and developing the training package. Meet the SWFES’ project team: Torbjörn, Miikka and Maria!

Corona virus

The worldwide Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has caused some delays for the CASCADE project. All events have been postponed or cancelled because of the European wide restrictions, although some activities have been possible to organize virtually.

CASCADE pursues to prolong the project for six months.