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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 interviews focus on the partners' experiences on this innovative way to respond to the challenges related to climate change via a cross-sectorial approach.


CASCADE Final conference

The final conference brought forward the results and recommendations from the project, including the launch the Climate Risk Preparedness Toolbox, and discussed future of climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction and resilience.

Water ripples

CASCADE addresses the challenges related to climate change risks, with better cooperation between national and local levels and different sectors. Close collaboration between specialists in climate change adaptation and well-prepared civil security and protection experts is CASCADE’s answer to climate change related consequences.

Eleven partners representing seven Baltic Sea Region countries are involved in the project.

CASCADE Partners in Hamburg

The flagship status is a recognition for CASCADE’s aims to improve urban resilience in cities and towns in the Baltic Sea Region, as well as the overall macro-regional resilience and CASCADE now operates as a pilot example for cross-sectoral cooperation in the region.

CBSS Team Valdur Lahtvee and Katie Goldie-Ryder

CBSS organises a region-wide policy dialogue on the UN Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in the CASCADE project.


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.