Funded by European Union
Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid


EPICURO is a two-year project starting from February 2017 to January 2019 funded by the European Union within the Directorate-General of the European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO).

The main objective of EPICURO is to promote the sharing of good practices in urban prevention and facilitate the access to specific knowledge and expertise on the issue of climate change adaptation. In addition, the project will enhance Civil Protection teams’ specialisation and enhance policy and institutional commitment for increasing public support and citizens’ capacities for building resilience within their communities.

EPICURO’s multi-sector partnership involves 5 European Cities and 5 European organisations working on the enhancement of urban resilience, bringing added value to the debate and to the solution development process:

  • Vicenza Municipality (Coordinator)
  • City of Vejle
  • City of Salaspils
  • Alba Iulia Municipality
  • City of Skopje
  • European University of Cyprus
  • Ekodoma
  • Province of Potenza
  • Epc srl
  • TCPA
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