How prepared are we for extensive electricity outage? Newspaper chronicle in Aftenposten

Dag Slettemeås and Ardis Storm-Mathisen argue in a  newspaper chronicle june 18th 2018 there is a lack of knowledge and routines on how to secure  coordinated mobilisation of household resources in situations of electricity and ICT outages. You can read the full chronicle here.

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Are nordic households prepared for electricity outages? Homerisk end-seminar june 14th

The Homerisk Project arranged its end seminar Thursday june 14th at The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology.

Among the presenters were our partners Linda Kvarnlöf and Erika Wall from MidSweden University, Björn Karlsson from University of Iceland and Jan Alfred Anderson from The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology.

Ivar Knai from the SAMRISK II program comittee and DSB gave a comment  and stakeholders from Oslo municipality as well as from fire and police force departments engaged in discussions of how to further activate citizens in preparedness work.

You can read more about the program and presentations below

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Homerisk end-seminar and opening of interactive exhibition at Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology June 14th

A New interactive Exhibition is under Construction at the Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology!

The Exhibition ‘Electricity-outage, are you prepared?’ is an outcome of the HOMERISK Project and will open at the Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology Thursday June 14th at 11 am.

Come to the HOMERISK end-seminar ‘Are Nordic households prepared for  electricity outage?’ at Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology Thursday June 14th from 9am to learn more about digital vulnerabilities, consumption and household’s preparedness for power outages. The Nordic research-team will then present findings from the HOMERISK project and discuss them with other interested actors. You can test Your own preparedness by engaging in the interactive activities of the Exhibition  at the end of the seminar.

Click on the link below for more information about these arrangements and to sign up

http://www.hioa.no/Hva-skjer/Er-nordiske-hjem-forberedt-paa-stroembrudd

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The Homerisk Project is financed by The Research Council of Norway, SAMRISK II.