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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.
ETH Zurich
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.
Center for Security Studies, ETH Zurich
SLF researchers have been mapping snow depths in detail over a large area. The new technique yields important basic data.
WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF

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