Serbia

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This online event brought together over 40 representatives from local self-governments (LSGs) and small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to discuss the resilience agenda in the Republic of Serbia.
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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

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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

To guide Europe’s implementation of the four priorities of action and seven global targets of the Sendai Framework, the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) agreed to develop a roadmap that will focus on activities for the immediate period

Women must be at the heart of the disaster risk reduction process, or efforts to curb the impacts of hazards will go awry, experts say(Photo: Warren Antiola)
Efforts to curb the threats posed by natural and human-induced hazards will go off track if they keep women and girls out of the picture, experts told Europe’s top disaster risk forum today.
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 paper includes analysis, synthesis and propositions for the improvement of the current situation related to natural disaster issues in the education process in Serbia. The authors focus on curricula in geography as well as policy documents such as

Sandra Nedeljkovic, Deputy Director of Serbia’s Government Office for Reconstruction and Flood Relief, and  Ivan Baras, Assistant Head of Sector for Emergency Management, at expert talks on Sendai Framework in Geneva (Photo: UNISDR)
Serbia aims to become the first country to incorporate all aspects of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction into national legislation following its experience with devastating floods last year.
Accounting for disaster losses in Serbia gained considerable ground at a special training event focusing on how to use DESINVENTAR as an effective tool to support decision-making about investments on prevention measures.
The devastating floods in Serbia in May 2014 caused the country to re-think its disaster risk insurance policies.
Following devastating floods and landslides earlier this year affecting over one million people, a major regional insurance conference opens today in Belgrade to highlight the benefits that disaster risk financing can bring to a region where there is a growing culture of disaster risk reduction through implementation of the priorities laid out in the Hyogo Framework for Action.