North Macedonia

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Cities from Armenia, Bulgaria, Georgia, North Macedonia, Romania and Serbia have initiated efforts to adopt holistic strategies for disaster risk reduction at local level, following resilience assessments carried out with UNDRR support. City
Meteoalarm uses simple colour coding and jargon-free explanations to help the public understanding real-time weather risks (Photo: Meteoalarm)
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

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European Commission
World Meteorological Organization
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe
Europa Reinsurance Facility Ltd.
Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs
Belgrade
The earthquake insurance workshops were attended by over 100 participants.
A major step towards implementation of a disaster risk financing framework in South Eastern Europe has been taken with the completion of a first round of training workshops on new approaches to earthquake insurance last month.
Brussels - Two mayors working hard to make their cities safer and more resilient took advantage of the recent United Nations Day to showcase the importance of reducing disaster risk.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe
Strumica
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe
Geneva
World Meteorological Organization
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe
Skopje
Participants kick-off the project 'Building Resilience to Disasters in Western Balkans and Turkey".
The United Nations, European Commission and national authorities have launched a new project in the Western Balkans and Turkey that will reduce disaster risks and increase resilience to climate change.