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Six months’ worth of rain fell in 36 hours resulting in over 300 landslides and submerging fields and roads.
In this paper seismic events are simulated using a modified Olami–Feder–Christensen (OFC) model, within the framework of self-organized criticality.
Natural Hazards (Springer)
The results from this case study demonstrate a significant improvement of the volcanic ash simulation when using Aeolus-assimilated meteorological fields, with differences in wind speed reaching up to 8 m/s when compared to the control run.
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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

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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.
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