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Russian Federation

Russia sees stronger climate impacts, but efforts to adapt lag

8 Jun 2017, TRF

Assessments of overall country risk are not a good fit for Russia, where the population is distributed highly unevenly, with both sparsely populated areas and large concentrations in cities. Government action is disproportionately focused on responding to disasters and recovering from them instead of preparing for them and trying to reduce risks.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (EMERCOM)
  • Website: http://mchs.gov.ru/en/
  • Contact:Head, Research Center for Risk Analysis
  • Phone:+7 499 995 5635 +7 926 569 8710


  • National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (EMERCOM)
  • Website: http://mchs.gov.ru/en/
  • Contact:Head, Research Center for Risk Analysis
  • Phone:+7 499 995 5635 +7 926 569 8710


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (EMERCOM)
  • Website: http://mchs.gov.ru/en/
  • Contact:Head, Research Center for Risk Analysis
  • Phone:+7 499 995 5635 +7 926 569 8710
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