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National Civil Protection Department
This issue reports on the general results and improvements achieved during the past months of the Mitigate and Assess risk from Volcanic Impact on Terrain and human Activities (MIA VITA) project, at Mount Cameroon and Fogo area. MIA-VITA european project addresses the multidisciplinary aspects of volcanic threat assessment and management in the International Cooperation Partner Countries (ICPCs), from prevention to crisis management and recovery.
The MIA VITA project gathers civil defence agencies; national geological and volcanological surveys; scientific teams in the areas of earth sciences, social sciences, building, soil, agriculture, information technologies (IT) and telecommunications; and an IT private company. MIA-VITA is working in close cooperation with local scientists and stakeholders in Africa (Cameroon, Cape Verde) and Asia (Indonesia, Philippines). It is financed by the European Commission, under the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development, Area 'Environment'.