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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)
Cover_European Journal of Futures Research
2022
This paper seeks to outline concrete ways in which national security policymakers can enhance resilience. The concept of resilience has gained prominence in academic and policymaking circles since Holling introduced it in the 1970s.
European Journal of Futures Research
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2022
This brief provides an overview of methods and tools to assess the cascading effects that multiple events may have on critical infrastructure and social groups and a summary of their application in a Swedish case study.
Stockholm Environment Institute

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National Platform

Sweden National Platform

National policies and plans

2018

This national climate change adaptation strategy includes:

  • The basic features of the intended use of land and water areas
  • The municipality's view on how to use the built environment that is being developed and preserved,
  • How the municipality
Sweden - government
2014

The objective for the action plan is to concretize the strategy by initiating measures and activities that create conditions that allow for all vital societal functions (VSF) and critical infrastructure (CI) to have implemented systematic safety work into

Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency
2009

This document outlines the government of Sweden's approach to climate change and an energy policy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

This policy document is written in Swedish.

Sweden - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

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.
Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency
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.
Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency