Disaster Research Unit (DRU)
Branch office of the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology
BMBF (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung / Federal Ministry of Education and Research)
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The refugee situation of 2015/2016 was, for many aid organisations active in civil protection, one of the largest nationwide operations ever.
In handling the situation, new experiences were gathered and existing knowledge resources and procedures were adapted around the specific requirements. In oder to conserve this knowledge, enrich it with international knowledge assets and be able to apply it to other scenarios in the future, it must be systematically pooled, structured and processed.