Interreg Policy Learning Platform: Safeguarding cultural heritage from the effects of natural disasters
Sacred Heart of Jesus Basilica in Zagreb is one of the most iconic buildings filled with rubbles after destruction by the earthquake. Image: Janezdrilc Wikimedia CC0
The EU study focuses on disaster risk for cultural heritage in wake of destruction of heritage structures in Zagreb, Croatia on 20th of March 2020 and Notre Dame, Paris in 2019.
It is a study in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction formulated in the global context for the same reason. It is intended to be a helpful document for policymakers to to decide a plan of action to safeguard cultural heritage in times of natural and man-made disasters.