Given the increasing interdependencies between different infrastructural sectors and between different countries, FORTRESS aims to improve crisis management practices by identifying the diversity of cascading effects due to the multiple interrelations of systems and systems of systems, and by designing a tool that will assist in forecasting potential cascading effects. Here, crisis management refers to a process made of actions, decisions, communications which is launched and implemented when an organisation has to cope with a major event with consequences beyond itself. A common understanding of the current situation, unfolding events, structures and processes is essential in order to achieve coordinated action and to avoid misunderstandings in the moment of crisis given the diversity of organisations involved —> watch movie

 


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