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Rapid Earthquake Damage Assessment Consortium | REDACt


The global objective is to improve cross-border joint environmental data and information monitoring, availability and cooperation regarding earthquake disaster prevention, management and seismic risk mitigation, by developing a framework for harmonization and cooperation, as well as a new Service, based on innovative ICT-based solutions (a Rapid Earthquake Disaster Assessment System; a Smartphone app; an Educational Hub) going beyond the existing practice in the field of Earthquake Emergency Preparedness and Response.


Joint monitoring of earthquake related phenomena in BSB region

Developing common policies and strategies leading to sharing data, information and competencies concerning the entire monitoring procedure of earthquake related phenomena from the seismic source to the resulting damages

Rapid Earthquake Damage Assessment for improving safety of people and assets in BSB Cross-Border areas

Promoting data and information sharing related to Earthquake Early Warning, Damage Assessment & Response Planning by developing a Rapid Earthquake Damage Assessment System (REDAS) coupled with a smartphone app to increase public safety by providing event-related real-time data and earthquake damage level.

Education & Public Awareness

Providing Education over the REDACt Education Hub to improve public awareness and Response Capacity to Emergencies.


International Hellenic University

Lead beneficiary #1| Greece


Institute of Engineering Seismology & Earthquake Engineering
(ITSAK) – Research Unit of Earthquake Planning & Protection
Organization (EPPO)

Project Partner #2 | Greece

Democritus University of Thrace

Project Partner #3 | Greece

Gebze Technical University

Project Partner #4 | Turkey

Ovidius University of Constanta

Project Partner #5 | Romania

Institute of Geology and Seismology

Project Partner #6 | Moldova

The project is co-financed by the Black Sea Basin ENI Cross-Border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020

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