Stakeholders discussing risk communication
The EFDRR Roadmap Action-Oriented Dialogue in Bucharest in February 2023 brought European civil protection leaders and stakeholders together to examine different approaches to building societal resilience through effective risk communication.
Palace of the Parliament building in Bucharest
The EFDRR Roadmap Action-Oriented Dialogue on ‘Understanding and communicating existing and future risks: Ensuring evidence-based communication’ is taking place in Bucharest this week on 23-24 February.

This report details case studies following a Disaster Resilience Scorecard Assessment in Centar (North Macedonia), Alba Iulia (Romania) and Kruševac (Serbia).

Local authorities which play a central role in developing solutions for decreasing disasters

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.
Flooding in Svilengrad, Bulgaria
Europe's vulnerability to disasters and the current tough winter "are a clear sign that we need to plan better and manage more robustly the risks we face," warns European Commissioner, Kristalina Georgieva, who is responsible for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response.

This publication focuses on the importance of education in disaster prevention and makes recommendations on how to support and build on local and national initiatives to reduce the risk of disasters through education. It provides a brief overview of major

Report for the period 2009-2011:

The main objective of this report is to identify key trends in terms of progress made and challenges faced, at both national and regional levels, through the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) in

South Eastern Europe disaster risk mitigation and adaptation programme:

This document reviews the coordination of disaster mitigation, preparedness and response among the Civil Protection actors of South Eastern Europe (SEE), identifying needs both with

This report analyses disaster risks for South Eastern Europe at both the country and sub-regional levels, emphasizing transboundary disaster risks and their effects. Risk assessments for all the member countries have been prepared, and country-level and