The objectives of MAppERS are:

  • Identifying gaps in the information sharing system in terms of territorial knowledge;
  • Empowerment of civil society members as ‘territorial mappers’ through GPS-localised mobile devices (citizens – CP volounteers);
  • Design and implementation of dedicated training courses on the monitoring actions from citizens;
  • Crowd sourcing in hazard management as key-strategy for the active participation of population reducing costs of recovery;
  • Enhancing active participation and responsibilisation of the population in territorial management and risk mitigation.