Second TURNkey Project Newsletter

The second newsletter of TURNkey was delivered on the 18th of December, 2019. It briefly described the project work packages and how the University of Iceland, a project partner, was involved by the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) in the support of Albania, affected by a catastrophic earthquake (Mw 6.2) on November 26.

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Presentation of TURNkey Project at the Gioia Tauro port, one of the European testbeds of the project

On Tuesday December 17, 2019 at 9:00 a workshop will be held at the Port Authority of Gioia Tauro for the presentation of the TURNkey project (Towards more Earthquake-resilient Urban Societies through a Multi-sensor-based Information System enabling Earthquake Forecasting, Early Warning and Rapid Response actions; funded by the European Union research and innovation program H2020; the project lasts three years and started on June 1, 2019. Within the project, six case studies (testbeds) located in Europe were selected; one of the testbeds is the port of Gioia Tauro. The event will be attended by the staff of the European Center for Training and Research in Earthquake Engineering, EUCENTRE, project partner and coordinator of the activities related to the case study of the port of Gioia Tauro, together with the TURNkey project stakeholders in Italy; in particular, in addition to the staff of the Port Authority of Gioia Tauro, the hosting institution, the institutional bodies, including local administrations and the Civil Protection, will participate to the workshop. The presence at the port of Gioia Tauro of the Infrastructure and Transport Ministry of the Italian Government has been announced for Tuesday December 17, 2019.

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First TURNkey Project Newsletter

On November 13th the first newsletter of the TURNkey project was sent to all subscribers. It briefly described the project and its objectives and gave an outlook of the topics for the next newsletter. It also allowed all subscribers to visit the project website as well as related social network pages (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Youtube) through the provided links.

 

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University of Alicante and TURNkey project

On July 17, the University of Alicante and the local newspaper “Información” published two articles that briefly describe the TURNkey project and its objectives. Besides, both news define the role that the University of Alicante will play in the project.
The abovementioned news are in spanish and are available at the following links:
• Universidad de Alicante => La UA participa en el desarrollo de un sistema de información sísmica que permitirá gestionar emergencias en tiempo real
• Información => La UA desarolla un sistema de información sísmica para gestionar emergencias en tiempo real

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