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Greater Accra Climate Risk Mitigation Strategy and Investment Plan

Greater Accra Climate Risk Mitigation Strategy and Investment Plan

The Greater Accra region, stretching along the coast of Ghana from Cape Coast to Ada, is affected by floods every rainy season. The area is densely populated and low lying areas that are prone to floods are increasingly inhabited. The economy is fast growing, followed by rapid urban development. Read more


Evacuation exercise at Athens International Airport

Evacuation exercise at Athens International Airport

In January 2017 a large scale evacuation exercise at Athens International Airport has been organised within the EU-project eVACUATE. HKV acted as exercise leader and head of observation. HKV was responsible for the demonstration of all developed functionality. Read more


HKV presents app ‘Überschwemm Ich?’ on trade mission to Germany

HKV presents app ‘Überschwemm Ich?’ on trade mission to Germany

On behalf of HKV Bas Kolen and Hermjan Barneveld have been present at the economic mission to the German federal states of Saksen, Saksen-Anhalt and Thüringen under the direction of Minister Ploumen. For this trade mission HKV has developed the app ‘ÜberschwemmIch?’, a German version of the Dutch app ‘Overstroom ik?’, based on data of the EU Flood Directive. One of the highlights during the mission has been our presentation for the Dutch King and Queen, who were on a work visit to the German federal states, Minister Schultz, and a German delegation. Read more