MED-Star is a strategic project funded by the Italy-France Maritime Program 2014-2020 (priority axis Protection and enhancement of natural and cultural resources and risk management) which addresses the challenge of enhancing fire forecasting, prevention and suppression capabilities in the cooperation area, with the aim of protecting and enhancing the environmental, cultural and tourist resources of the Maritime area.
The aim of the project is to contribute to the improvement of the ability of public institutions to prevent and manage the growing risk of fire deriving from climate change, in areas with a high human presence and in areas of significant naturalistic interest, also through appropriate adaptation actions.
The project includes:
- Development of innovative governance models, creating joint prevention plans
- Transfer of innovative models and methodologies from the scientific world to public administrations
- Creation of a joint monitoring and coordination system for the fight against fire
- Development of communication, awareness and training actions aimed at the population resident, tourists and operators in the sector.