United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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This transport adaptation strategy includes actions and policies to enhance climate adaptation planning across the transport sector, ensure these plans are achieved, and lead to improved climate resilience in the transport system.
This evidence report evaluates the current policy response to extreme heat, shares lessons from the experiences of decision-makers and first responders to the 2022 heatwaves and recommends that the Government develops a new Heat Risk Strategy.
Cover and source: Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction
The purpose of the guide is to support civil society organisations to engage with communities and other local actors and structures; to aid in planning and establishing local mechanisms for anticipatory action and drive the scaling up process.
This article considers direct messaging within the Floodline public flood warning service in Scotland, implemented by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).
The Greater London Authority (GLA) has commissioned Arup to carry out this study in recognition of the need for better data to inform a long-term and sustained approach to locate and target interventions in London’s built environment.
Cover and source: Palgrave Macmillan
This open access book focuses on topics central to the UK Climate Resilience programme's research agenda and addresses the challenges inherent to undertaking resilience research.
The London Climate Resilience Review (the Review) is an independent review commissioned by the Mayor of London to take stock of London’s preparations for climate change and to make recommendations to advance London’s climate resilience.
This article examines recognition of differences in the capacity of people to deal with floods in Flood Risk Management (FRM) in England (United Kingdom), Finland, Flanders (Belgium) and France. Flood risks worldwide are increasing due to climate change.

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