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… plays a life-saving role by raising public awareness of how to curb risks, and fosters international cooperation into the bargain. Meteoalarm, which provides … of the efforts being celebrated in the upcoming edition of International Day for Disaster Reduction. The day, which is held every 13 October, is an annual celebration … which oversees the Meteoalarm portal on behalf of its fellow European nations. “Good science is about looking out of the window to see what’s actually happening on …
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27 November 2019
… Within the Programme “Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African … Republic of Ethiopia, Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD) and the Africa Union Commission (AUC), participated in the visit organized by UNDRR and … inclusive political process leading to the establishment and consolidation over 20 years timeframe of the Civil Protection and Disaster Management systems in Europe; its …
This paper discusses the lessons learned from a comparative analysis of Early Warning Systems (EWS) for floods in Europe (Belgium) and Africa (Egypt, Mali). This paper focuses on the substantial challenges in the effective use of an EWS as a tool to strengthen preparedness and community resilience to floods and droughts. Among the recommendations for t…
14 June, Brussels - Recognizing the political importance and impact of recent disasters, UNISDR and the European Parliament organized the debate "Prevent or react: The EU approach to Disaster Risk Reduction" to discuss the European Union's approach to disaster prevention. The DEVE Parliamentary Committee debate held in Brussels included Margareta Wahls…