50th anniversary of the Florence Flood

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Blakely: on rebuilding a city in the wake of disaster

“Every country, however large or small it may be, reacts in a different way to disasters”: so began Ed Blakely’s commentary at the workshop “Participation and resilience: Tuscany’s challenge” organized [...]

Soil Defense Days

  On Wednesday, March 29, Cosenza will hold the 11th seminary in the series GIORNATE DELLA DIFESA DEL SUOLO (Soil Defense Days), organized by the laboratory CAMILAB del DIMES and [...]

Gruppo Alluvioni (GRAL): motives and prospects

On Friday, March 31, 2017, the presentation of the newly formed Gruppo Alluvioni will take place in the Aula Magna of the University of Florence on Friday, march 31, 2017. [...]

“Florence 1966-2016. Beauty Preserved” continues until March 26

There is still time for curious visitors and history buffs to see the flood-focused exhibition at Palazzo Medici Riccardi, “Florence 1966-2016. Beauty Preserved.” Put on by the Firenze 2016 Committee, [...]

Palazzo Medici Riccardi. “Florence 1966 – 2016. Beauty Preserved”

An exhibition organized 50 years after the Florence flood of 1966, offering the chance for visitors to return to that night through stories of the tragedy and what it [...]

A Flood of Water and Compassion: Remembering Syracuse University’s Ties to the Florence Flood of 1966

by Madeleine Buckley   Fifty years ago, a young Millicent Marcus awoke in the early morning with a strange premonition – something was wrong. Getting out of bed, she looked [...]