Centro Internacional de Estudios de Conservación y Restauración de los Bienes Culturales
Cursos de Primeros auxilios y resiliencia para el patrimonio cultural en tiempos de crisis (FAR)
01 Nov 2020
International Course on Rethinking Disaster Risk Management for Cultural Heritage Collections
Amid the current pandemic, many cultural heritage institutions find themselves vulnerable to the risks of fire, flood, typhoons, earthquakes, and other such hazard events. The threats are however, not just limited to natural hazards, but also include man-made causes like looting, chemical explosions and armed conflicts. Often, heritage professionals are confronted with complex scenarios, where one hazard overlaps with another to create an even...
Online component and follow-up projects in the participants’ home countries
30 Sep 2021
PREVENT: Mitigating Fire Risk for Heritage
National Museum, Brazil. Notre Dame, Paris. Shuri Castle, Japan. Table Mountain, South Africa. Invaluable heritage resources get destroyed in catastrophic fires every year. In most cases, they are highly preventable. In order to develop tailored solutions, it is important to better understand the nature of fire risk for heritage and work with relevant stakeholders.