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Migration-Related Knowledge Management for Civil Protection of the Future (WAKE)


Disaster Research Unit (DRU)

Principal Investigator:

BMBF (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung / Federal Ministry of Education and Research)

  • Grant ID: 13N14748

Partners in cooperation:

  • Technische Hochschule Köln
  • Deutsches Rotes Kreuz e. V. (DRK), Berlin
  • Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e. V., Leipzig
  • Bundesanstalt Technisches Hilfswerk (THW), Bonn
Oct 01, 2018 — Sep 30, 2021

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.

Berlin Southern Theory Lecture