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Urbanistica Cover n.134/2007

A propulsive profile for the prevention and mitigation of natural risk

territorio, territory, napoli, naples, rischi naturali,
vesuvio, vesuvius, protezione civile, natural risks,
civil protection, environment

Francesco Domenico Moccia

Risk prevention planning process is generally defined in its peculiar character. This essay focuses on the participatory dimension and suggests that, in it, an educational process is embedded, due to a scientific knowledge of ecosystems and on the responsibility of collective action. Consequently local government and planners must have a propulsive stance.

This article appears in issue 134 of Urbanistica (pag. 41).