Funded by the EU Horizon 2020 Green Deal program and coordinated by Università Telematica Pegaso, SILVANUS project includes 49 partners from the European Union, Brazil, Indonesia, and Australia, for a period of 42 months.
Hellenic Rescue Team, along with a multidisciplinary, international consortium of 18 partners, coordinated by the AIT – Austrian Institute of Technology, Center for Technology Experience, participates in the European project MED1stMR
Hellenic Rescue Team, along with other 28 European partners, 4 of which are from Greece, is participating in the project “Search and Rescue”, which is led by the National Technical University of Athens and is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
Forest fires are exacerbated by extreme weather conditions, which are increasing both in frequency and in magnitude due to climate change effects. Globally, massive fires have swept through forests and other landscapes in an alarming rate, resulting in the loss of human lives, destruction of homes and biodiversity, and emitting millions of tons of CO2 together with other pollutants in addition to other destructive impacts.
After 14 days of a solitary march on the mountain of the gods, Mount Olympus, the volunteer of the NGO Hellenic Rescue Team (HRT), Lorenzo Nerantzis, completed the Olympus 12 Refuge Trail, a hiking effort that took place for the first time in Greece
The overall objective of the project is to improve the strategic and operational efficiency of public administration and public services in managing natural disasters within the wider cross-border area