Workshop on Strategies Related to Major Natural Risks and Human Disasters
The Lebanese Industrial Research Institute (IRI), the Centre for Innovation
and Technology (CIT) and the EU TAIEX instrument have organised on October 15
and 16 an event entitled: Workshop on Strategies Related to Major Natural Risks
and Human Disasters.
For some of the full presentations provided by the experts at the workshop, please follow the links below:
The event gathered experts from Spain, Portugal, Belgium, France and Lebanon. By
sharing their countries experience and knowledge on natural risks (such as
earthquakes and their consequences), the science behind those risks, the public
measures taken to avoid major fatalities whether related to building regulations
or population response to such events, the experts have shed a new light on what
needs to be achieved for Lebanon to be ready in the case of Natural Disasters.
Presentations by the experts were complemented with Questions and Answers
sessions diving deeper into areas of interest for the attendance.
Recommendations are to be issued and disseminated to participants as well as to
related official institutions for proper follow- up.