This is the second in a series of articles that focuses on the development of both the webGIS system and the complex hydrological models. The system empowers decision makers to better understand risks to their communities and create plans to mitigate and ultimately minimize risk. […]
An EU-funded project on the establishment of public-private partnerships in Armenia to address flood risks that stem from water and mine dam failures.
Series Overview A key mandate of the ALTER project was the design and deploy a WebGIS system for use by decision makers in planning for risks posed by dam failures. Near or complete failures of hydroelectric dams and tailing storage facilities (TSFs) in recent years […]
As posted briefly earlier this month, a delegation of ALTER project (Dr. George Drakatos, NOA, Mr. Evangelos Katsaros, EUC and Mrs Anna Maria Kafetzaki, NOA) visited Armenia from February 28th to March 2nd for a series of meetings. In this post, a full report on those […]
ALTER Team Plans Upcoming Exercises with Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations, Private Sector Partners.
ALTER project members met in Yerevan on March 1st and 2nd to finalize planning for upcoming tabletop and field exercises to take place in June and October 2019. These exercises will test action plans, assess inefficiencies, and educate ministry staff and the public on their […]
Dr. George Drakatos and Dr. Christos Evangelidis of the National Observatory of Athens presented a poster detailing the ALTER project at the XXXVI General Assembly of ESC in Malta. The poster reviewed the main objectives of the alter project and provided further analysis based on […]
ALTER Team members gathered in Yerevan, Armenia from June 18th to 22nd to meet with in country stakeholders and visit the three project target areas. The team first traveled to the southern Armenian region of Syunik to visit the cities of Kapan and Kajaran located […]
ALTER partners have officially released their first informational leaflet on the project. The leaflet will be disseminated to project partners, stakeholders, and other interested parties. It was written and designed to provide an overview of the project. Read the leaflet here.
ALTER Armenia Team Visits Syunik Marz Site Areas Team members of ALTER’s Armenia partners visited the Syunik region of Armenia on May 23 and 24th. During the visit, team members surveyed both of ALTER’s project sites in the region and met with local authorities and […]
ALTER’s Armenia team carried out an introductory visit to the Akhtala (Project Site #1).. The main objective of the team’s visit was to meet with the head of Akhtala consolidated community, Mr. A. Tamazyan, and the administration of “Akhtala Mining and Processing Enterprise”, Mr. L. […]