» Urban planning
4. HORIZONTAL ACTIVITIES
» Scenario development and decision support
» Simulators, trainers and artificial environments
» Policy development
» Rescue and relief services
6. INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
» ICT applications
» Communication equipment and technologies
7. SOCIO-ECONOMIC SCIENCES AND THE HUMANITIES
» Human Sciences
» Social Sciences
» Political Sciences
The combination of the world’s growing population with expanding urbanization and globalization has greatly aggravated the risk potential to all communities and nations. Urban risk has become a major planetary concern. Climate change will worsen the situation.
Through its various activities GRF Davos aims at serving as a centre of knowledge and know-how exchange for the application of contemporary risk management strategies, tools and practical solutions. Thus, GRF Davos aims at reducing vulnerability for all types of risks and disasters to protect life, property, environment, critical infrastructure and all means of business for the worldwide community on a sustainable basis.