National policies, plans and risk and governance profile(s)

This report represents the third installment in a series focused on identifying and analyzing trends significant for civil protection in Switzerland.
Cover and source: Global Earthquake Model Foundation
This seismic risk profile of Switzerland, produced by the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation summarizes key metrics of seismic risk, allowing stakeholders in risk management to get an overview of the risk in the country.
This paper describes how increasing natural hazards and complex emergencies require optimizations in the Swiss civil protection system – joining the EU’s Copernicus program could ensure satellite imagery access for disaster risk reduction, saving lives.
This paper looks into how the increasing frequency and magnitude of climate-exacerbated hazards, coupled with the growing vulnerability of societies worldwide, are raising the financial costs of disasters.
This study analyzes the feasibility of using satellite data to derive the Cooling Establishment Time (CET) for different Blue-Green Infrastructure (BGI)s across the city of Zurich, Switzerland.
This CSS Risk and Resilience Report has the aim to complement a 2021 analysis by the Swiss Federal Office for Civil Protection, which outlined action points and predicted incident management needs until 2040 in response to climate change.
This report provides an independent evaluation of the benefits, costs, opportunities, and risks for Switzerland in becoming a participating state of the UCPM.
Cover CSS ETH Zuerich
This CSS Risk and Resilience Report provides a comparative analysis of national risk assessments. Specifically, it compares the assessments made by nine European countries and Swiss Re respectively of five types of cross-​border risks.

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