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GNDCI

National Group for Hydro-Geological Disaster Prevention

 
Organisation References
 Name GNDCI
 Full Name National Group for Hydro-Geological Disaster Prevention
 Country Italy
 Type of organisation Research Organisation
 Address via Madonna Alta 126 - 06128 Perugia - ITALY
 Web Site http://www.gndci.cnr.it/welcome_en.htm
 Organisation Description The National Group for Hydro-Geological Disaster Prevention (Gruppo Nazionale per la Difesa dalle Catastrofi Idrogeologiche, GNDCI) is a research network of the Italian National Research Council (CNR). The group is composed of research organisations from Universities, from State Administration, and from private and public organisations.

Since 1986, the GNDCI has been the operating group of the Italian Civil Protection Department (Departimento della Protezione Civile, DPC) for issues related to hydro-geological disasters, with the following main tasks:

  • Coordination of interdisciplinary activities to improve the scientific knowledge in the fields of civil defence against flood, landslides, aquifer deterioration and coastal erosion;
  • Provision of scientific and technical consulting in the field of hydro-geological risk, to the national, regional and local authorities, with particular attention to the civil protection authorities;
  • Management of the scientific community in support to the hydro-geological disasters mitigation activities of the Italian Civil Protection Department.
 Number of Projects 2
 Projects ALPS : Alpine Landslides Periodical Survey
SLAM : Service for Landslide Monitoring


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