Greece

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Wildfires devastated 75,000 hectares of the forests in Greece last summer. The government has admitted its mistakes, but as temperatures rise is the country any better prepared this year?
Deutsche Welle
People walk in the street of central Athens during a heatwave in Athens, Greece (2017)
The Municipality of Athens is launching a messaging service that will provide immediate information on the weather conditions that prevail in Athens during the summer period, as well as on the measures that must be taken for people’s protection.
Kathimerini
As heatwaves grip parts of Europe, the United States and South Asia, there is a growing push for policies to protect those at risk.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org

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2016

This document outlines the government's strategic approach to adaptation to climate change in Greece.

The creation of the national climate change adaptation strategy involved a continuous consultation process, reviewing, updating and realigning of the

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2015
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.
General Secretariat for Civil Protection of Greece
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.
General Secretariat for Civil Protection of Greece