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Preparing the Venice lagoon for upcoming challenges means improving the entire system’s resilience by combining different risk management initiatives, including flexible measures that are effective against a wide range of climate hazards.
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
Local leaders forum at the GP2022 on 23 May 2022 in Bali, Indonesia.
Local governments play an essential role in disaster risk reduction and building resilience. At UNDRR’s 2022 Global Platform, the Local Leaders Forum opened a productive discussion on important issues around disaster resilience at city and district level.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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The Climate Adaptation Strategy establishes specific objectives to be reached by end of December 2016 and it is to be updated within 5 years. The NAS provides an extensive knowledge on past, present and future climate change.
Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

DRR Community in Italy

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Obiettivo principale della strategia nazionale di adattamento è elaborare una visione nazionale su come affrontare gli impatti dei cambiamenti climatici, comprese le variazioni climatiche e gli eventi meteo-climatici estremi, individuare un set di azioni

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This declaration raises awareness of resilience vis-à-vis cultural heritage. It was adopted during the international conference “Building cities' resilience to disasters: protecting cultural heritage and adapting to climate change” organized by UNISDR

European Union Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South Eastern Europe United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Venice United Nations Human Settlements Program, Disaster Mitigation Office

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This G20 Climate Risk Atlas factsheets sheds light on the risks faced by Italy. The G20 Climate Risk Atlas is the contribution of the CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change to ensure attentive and well-informed climate action
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
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.
National Civil Protection Department