Project title:

Disaster Risk Assessment at national level (RoRISK) – SIPOCA 30

General description:

The first disaster risk assessment at national level, including impact assessment on human, social, economic and environmental factors. The aim of the projects is to develop a national disaster risk assessment methodology and to analyze 10 risk sectors specific to Romania (floods, earthquakes, land-slides, droughts, forest fires, major industrial accidents, transportation accidents involving dangerous materials, nuclear, biological).

Babes-Bolyai University is responsible with the risks of major industrial accidents and transportation accidents involving dangerous material.

Duration of the project:

  • 2016 - 2017


  • European Social Fund.


  • General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations – Project coordinator;
  • Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania – Project partner;
  • Ministry of Environment, Water bodies and Forestry - Project partner;
  • National Research and Development Institute for Pedology, Agrochemistry and Environment Protection – Project partner;
  • National Research and Development Institute “Marin Dracea” for Silviculture – Project partner;
  • Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest - Project partner;
  • National Research and Development Institute for Civil Engineering, Urbanism and Sustainable Territorial Development “Urban Incerc” - Project partner;
  • National Institute of Research and Development for Earth Physics;
  • Institute of Geography - Romanian Academy;
  • BabeĊŸ-Bolyai University;
  • Nuclear Agency and for Radioactive Waste;
  • National Institute of Public Health;
  • National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority;
  • Institute of Sociology - Romanian Academy;
  • Institute for Economic Forecasting.

Expected Results:

  • Methodology for Risk Analysis;
  • Exposure and vulnerability analyses and maps;
  • Probability and impact assessment;
  • Risc results and mitigation;
  • Detailed description of scenario;
  • Selection of scenarios with impact of national level;
  • Base portal according of INSPIRE Directive;
  • Hazards assessment and hazard maps.