Local Government Profile
"-"La Garrotxa considers the territorial development of resilience as the engine of the management system to improve infrastructure and public services" -"La Garrotxa intends to be, as a demonstration territory, an example in developing technologies to improve resilience, specifically with the inclusion of the creation of a “Situation Room " and the installation of sensors in the area, thus contributing to innovation"
Hazard and vulnerability profile
La Garrotxa has basically climatic and geological risks.
It is a mountain region (big snowfalls risk) with a 75% of forest surface (forest fire risk).
It is also a volcanic region (earthquake risk).
Finally, the Fluvià River is set as the axis of the region, flowing across the country from south to north (Flood risk).
Disaster Risk Reduction Activities
-HAZUR Project: identified areas of improvement in the level of resilience as to guarantee the provision of essential facilites.
-Creation of a Siutation room to view real time information relevant to risk prevention.
-Drafting of Civil protection plans in municipalities and County of La Garrotxa
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