Italy at the forefront of the protection of cultural heritage in emergency: 3 questions to the Head of the Italian Civil Protection Department, Angelo Borrelli

With PROCULTHER Italy reiterates its interest in the development of preparatory measures for the protection of cultural assets in emergency. How important is this project for the Department? Recent emergencies in Europe and worldwide have shown how fragile cultural heritage is in the event of a disaster. Recently the European Union has given particular impetus

PROCULTHER following the way to the European response methodology for protecting cultural heritage during emergencies

From June to September 2019 the Civil Protection Authorities as members of the PROCULTHER Consortium have convened their respective national stakeholders involved in the safeguard of cultural heritage in both phases of preparedness and response, in accordance to the respective national institutional frameworks and emergency procedures. This action is the first step for the setting