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Garden in Seville, Spain
The launch comes after the hottest first two weeks of June ever recorded in Spain
Scientific American, a Division of Nature America, Inc.
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The study examines the responsibility of human factors, such as urban development, in the occurrence of torrential rainfall disasters in the region of Murcia. It assesses exposure and vulnerability through rainfall observations and municipal statistics.
Natural Hazards (Springer)
This study aims to present the most promising technologies in the field of firefight and control of wildfires.
Spain - government Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial

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This declaration made by the local government representatives from the Canary Islands who joined UNISDR's Making Cities Resilient campaign in April 2014 lists the steps that the municipalities will take to increase local disaster risk resilience. In

University of la Laguna Federación Canaria de Municipios

Políticas de prevención (in Spanish):

La RRD y el fortalecimiento de los mecanismos de resiliencia serán ejes, no solo del trabajo humanitario de la cooperación española sino de todas las actuaciones, sobre todo de aquellas que se realicen en contextos

Spain - government

España, por su situación geográfica y sus características socioeconómicas, es un país muy vulnerable al cambio climático, como así se viene poniendo de manifiesto en los más recientes análisis e investigaciones.

Este Plan Nacional de Adaptación es el

Spain - government

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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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