Who is behind the project?

Who is behind the project?


In 2014 by the HES-SO Valais-Wallis was commissioned with the CPPS project by the Valais Department of Education and Security. 

The project enables the young people of Valais and the wider population to be effectively trained and prepared for the possibility of an earthquake. 

The head of the general project and the educational aspects is Anne Sauron, Doctor of Geophysics at the ETH Zurich.

The technical manager of the simulator is Mr. Joseph Moerschell, Doctor of Science and Physics at the HES-SO Valais-Wallis in Sion.

The technical collaborator of the CPPS project is Mr. Alain Rittiner.





This center of competence in the field of prevention for the population was made possible thanks to the combined expertise of people from various development and relief sectors:

- The technical team of theInstitute of Systems Engineering of the HES-SO Valais-Wallis in Sion, 

- The educational and design team at Arteclik, Houssay (France),

- The medical team consists of emergency doctors, professional ambulance drivers and members of the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit,

- The health team is made up of Samaritans from various sections of the canton of Valais.



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