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2022
This article examines the policies and institutional arrangements for integrating informal volunteers, the methods and tools for their engagement, and the reported benefits and challenges of involving volunteers in disaster management.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
Policy brief: Nordic perspectives on transboundary climate risk
2022
As open economies, the Nordic countries can be exposed to transboundary climate risks (TCRs). This report makes recommendations on how the Nordics can better address TCRs together, through joint research, awareness raising and private sector engagement.
Nordic Cooperation
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2022
This report analyses experiences of five EU countries - Croatia, Finland, Germany, Italy and Spain, from the beginning of the pandemic up until COVID-19 vaccines became available at the end of 2020.
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

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2009

According to the Government Programme of Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen’s second Cabinet, Finland will function as an active member of the international community, making its contribution to shared global responsibility and creating its own opportunities

Ministry of the Interior (Finland)
2009

Finland’s National Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change was completed in 2005. A Coordination Group for Adaptation to Climate Change was appointed to follow and promote the implementation of the strategy, with representatives of ministries, research

Finland - government
2014

The aim of the National Climate Change Adaptation Plan 2022 is to build the capacity of Finnish society to manage the risks associated with climate change and adapt to changes in the climate. The objectives of the plan are: A. Adaptation has been

Finland - government

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2014
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the 2013-15 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
Finland - government
2012
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.
Ministry of the Interior (Finland)