Geographic Information Systems at the service of prevention and emergency planning for securing the cultural heritage at risk of disaster

Contribution of the National Map of Structural Aggregates to the identification of historical and artistic emergencies for civil protection purposes By Pierluigi Cara and Cosmo Mercuri – Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers – Civil Protection Department In September 2020, experts from the Cultural Heritage Group of the Department of Civil Protection – DPC,

The initiatives of the Italian Ministry of Culture and Tourism for the management of cultural sites in relation to COVID-19 emergency

By Ing. Paolo Iannelli, MiBACT, Director of Service II, Emergencies and Reconstruction – General Directorate for Cultural Heritage Security The COVID-19 pandemic, which heavily affected our country since March 2020 forcing it to a hard lockdown, has severely impacted on the Italian Ministry of Culture and Tourism – MiBACT expertise. Among the areas most affected