Welcome to NORDRESS

– the Nordic Centre of Excellence on Resilience and Societal Security.


NORDRESS is a Centre of Excellence under the Social Security Programme of NordForsk. Its aim is to carry out multidisciplinary studies to enhance societal security and resilience to natural disasters. Partners from 15 institutions in all Nordic countries will join forces to increase the resilience of individuals, communities, infrastructure and institutions.

The NordForsk Social Security Programme is funded by:


IDRiM Journal – Deadline submission

The IDRIM Society are pleased to inform you that the DEADLINE for submission of papers based on work presented at the IDRiM 2017 Conference in Iceland has been extended to 31 December  2017. Please […]

Congratulations Dr. Dahlberg!

NORDRESS is proud to announce that on October 25 2017 one of its PhD students, Rasmus Dahlberg, defended his PhD thesis “From Risk to Resilience Challenging Predictability in Contemporary Disaster […]

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From Gap to Caps

A member of the NORDRESS team Dr. Björn Karlsson delivered recently the final report of his Task in the EU project „From Gaps to Caps“ (Risk Management Capability on Gaps Identification […]


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