Politecnico di Milano (PoliMi) – Italy
Role: Polimi (Department of Architecture and Urban Studies, DASTU) is the coordinator of the project. It provides expertise in a wide range of risk assessment fields, ranging from earthquakes, to floods, to na-techs. It is also conducting ICT development to support damage data collection and reporting. It also developed experience in the Umbria Region and will co-develop with the latter the Umbria case study pilot.
Team: Prof. Scira Menoni, prof. Francesco Ballio, Dr. Ouejdane Mejri, Dr. Guido Minucci, Dr. Giulia Pesaro, Dr. Daniela Molinari.
Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior De Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) – Spain
Role: CSIC group main duties include the co-development together with the Catalunya Civil Protection Authority of the case study pilot in Lorca, Spain.
Furthermore, together with the Oviedo University working group CSIC will develop cost/benefit analysis comparing mitigation and damage costs including the costs related to heath effects consequent to natural hazards and in particular to floods and earthquakes.
Team: Dr. María-José Jiménez, Dr. Mariano García-Fernández, Dr. Cristina Ceadzo Tabernero, research assistant – CSIC; Pedro Arcos, Rafa Castro – University of Oviedo
Oxford Brooks University – England
Role: The group, within the Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment, is an interdisciplinary research team working in the fields of construction technology, structures, building physics and sustainability. The group was a partner in the FP7 FloodProBE project developing research and experience on flood issues in the build environment, presenting at international conferences and publishing in leading refereed journals. In IDEA, the Oxford Brooks team is responsible for the case study of the Severn flood 2007 and is focusing on damage to industries and infrastructures.
Team: Professor Ray Ogden, Director of OISD Architectural Engineering; Dr Nicholas Walliman, Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow, Shahrzad Amouzad, PhD student, and Martin Dolan, Research Assistant.
Direcció General De Protecció Civil (DGPC) – Directorate General Of Civil Protection (Catalan Regional Authority For Civil Protection)
Role: The Directorate General of Civil Protection is an organization that depends on the Ministry of Interior (Homeland of the Generalitat of Catalonia (Regional Government of Catalonia) whose main objective is to develop a system aimed at civil protection in the Catalan territory. Civil Protection may be defined as public system composed of several public and private services that manage the strategy targeted at avoiding, reducing or correcting damages caused, by whatever reason, either to people, goods, public property or the environment, when their consequences amount to critical or calamity extent. In the IDEA project the Directorate provides guidance and data regarding their intervention in the Lorca earthquake in 2011 and the floods that affected xxx in November 2014.
Team: People working in the project are: Dr. Ramon Toldrà: coordinator; Dr. Rosa Mata Francès, head of the operations and logistical service; Dr. Rafael Prades, officer; Dr. Marc Charles, officer.
Umbria Region – Civil Protection Service – Italy
Role: Umbria Region Civil Protection Service is the administrative/operational body in charge of a broad range of tasks at regional/interregional level, within the Italian Civil Protection System: it has supervisory and consulting responsibilities in relation to the municipal emergency services and other authorities, it also coordinates emergency prediction (for floods, landslides, etc.), preparedness and response planning for civil sector. Prevention through non structural activities play a crucial role too, also according to European Flood Directive 2007/60. In the Idea project, the Umbria Region Civil Protection Service is leading the case study of floods that affected various municipalities of the Region in November 2012, 2013 and February 2014.
Team: Eng. Sandro Costantini, general manager of the Service; Eng. Nicola Berni, in charge of the regional early warning floods and landslides risks; Eng. Claudia Pandolfo, officer; Dr. Daniela Marcellini, officer.