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CASCADE News and announcements

Nina Jernberg at ECCA

28 – 31 May 2019, Lisbon, Portugal.  “Not acting is not an option – Climate Change is a current problem and the last four years have been the hottest ever” stressed João Pedro Matos Fernandes, Portugal’s Minister of the Environment and Energy Transition, in his opening remarks for the 4th European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA).

Water ripples
CASCADE targets the need to develop risk assessment methodologies tailor-made for the local level and putting them into practice for more resilient societies.

CASCADE (Community Safety Action for Supporting Climate Adaptation and Development) project kicked off in Hamburg February 5.-7. The meeting was hosted by the Hamburg Fire and Rescue Services.

The objective of the CASCADE is to strengthen the knowledge about risks caused by climate change both macro-regional and city-level. 

Upcoming CASCADE Events


The XV Union of the Baltic Cities General Conference “Building an inclusive and resident-focused city. The Baltic way” will be held on 15–18 October 2019 in Kaunas, Lithuania.

During the Conference, the first transnational policy dialogue of the CASCADE project will be held on 15 October 2019. The session: “Local perspectives for solving climate change related security risks – joining forces to effectively work with Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation” will be held 9.30 – 11.00.