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  • Centre d'étude des risques géologiques CERG
    University of Geneva Section of Earth and Environmental Sciences 13, rue des Maraîchers
    1205 Geneva
    Switzerland

    Email: cerg@unige.ch
    Phone: +41 22 379 66 02
    Fax: +41 22 379 36 01
    Website: http://www.unige.ch/hazards

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Centre d'étude des risques géologiques (CERG)

Academic & Scientific

http://www.unige.ch/hazards

The essence of the Center is to do multidisciplinary and high level research in understanding phenomena and assessing related hazard and risk. Another crucial component of the Center is to provide training on how to incorporate risk science into everyday reality in an attempt to reduce losses to an acceptable...

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Mission

The essence of the Center is to do multidisciplinary and high level research in understanding phenomena and assessing related hazard and risk. Another crucial component of the Center is to provide training on how to incorporate risk science into everyday reality in an attempt to reduce losses to an acceptable level as well as on how to communicate effectively with government agencies, media, public and private sectors before, during and after natural hazard events.

Disaster Reduction Goal

Strengthening local capacities by providing a multidisciplinary training

Policies and Programmes in DRR

- master program in geology, option geological risk
- specialized certificate in assessing and managing geological and climate related risk
- short training on disaster risk reduction

Risk assessment and early warning systems (HFA 2)

world-class innovative research on hazard and risk assessment related to volcanoes

Education, information and public awareness (HFA 3)

- offering short and medium trainings in the field of risk assessment and risk reduction strategies
- experts for various medias (e.g. radio, TV) and national or international agencies in case of major events like volcanic eruptions and earthquakes

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  • University of Geneva Section of Earth and Environmental Sciences 13, rue des Maraîchers 1205 Geneva Switzerland

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  • Content partner
  • GP 2013 delegation
  • GP 2011 delegation
  • Conferences:  - 2019 Global Platform

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