The Government of Croatia and the Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South-Eastern Europe, with UNDRR support, organised a 3-day workshop on the EFDRR Roadmap priority area on investing in disaster risk reduction (DRR)
Situation development In Croatia, this story began on 22 February 2020, with the first death attributed to COVID-19 in Italy. The same day, the Civil Protection Coordination Centre was established by the Croatian Government. It assembled, among others
Rolled out in the wake of one of the deadliest storms to strike Europe in decades, the continent-wide weather information service Meteoalarm plays a life-saving role by raising public awareness of how to curb risks, and fosters international cooperation into the bargain.
This report is the result of a compendium undertaken as part of the ‘Building Resilience to Disasters in Western Balkans and Turkey’ project, initiated by United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the World Meteorological Organization
On the opening day of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mayors and local government representatives took part in an open debate on ‘Disaster Risk Reduction Measures at the local level in South Eastern Europe”. Floods, droughts and forest fires – all of which are cross-border hazards – are the main risks in South Eastern Europe, and projections indicate that climate change and variations could lead to more frequent and severe disasters related to weather, water and climate in the region.
This document reports on a conference intended attended by European Mayors, representatives of local and national governments working on disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Europe, as well as regional organizations, such as Council of Europe, European
This document provides a day by day report of the 3rd EFDRR meeting, which intended to serve as the forum for exchanging information and knowledge, coordinating efforts throughout the Europe region and for providing advocacy for effective action to reduce