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 […]
ALTER partners met in Yerevan December 3-5 to provide training to students and young professionals on best practices in Disaster Risk Reduction. The series of lectures ranged in topic from seismology to remote sensing and engaged over 40 students and young professionals. Below, is a […]
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. […]
Representatives from ALTER’s lead partners at the National Observatory of Athens will present the project, its objectives, and progress at the 36th General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission. The event will take place in Malta from September 2-7th. The following abstract has been submitted. […]
Athens, Greece — The Alliance for Risk Reduction (ALTER) project had its kickoff meeting at the National Observatory of Athens (ΝΟΑ) on February 12-13, 2018. The ALTER project focuses on establishing public-private partnerships to address flood risks that may stem from water and mining dam […]