Welcome to MICRODIS

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MICRODIS is a project with the overall goal to strengthen preparedness, mitigation and prevention strategies in order to reduce the health, social and economic impacts of extreme events on communities. To achieve this, our consortium will undertake research on and in disaster-affected communities to assess the health, economic and social impacts at the micro-level.

Project Duration: February 1, 2007 - January 31, 2011
Research Area: Asia and Europe

Main Project Objectives:

  •   to strengthen the scientific and empirical foundation on the relationship between extreme events and their health, social and economic impacts
  •   to develop and integrate knowledge, concepts, methods, tools and databases towards a common global approach
  •   to improve human resources and coping capacity in Asia and Europe though training and knowledge sharing