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2021
This country profile for Bulgaria provides a summary of available evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts and progress to date in health sector efforts to realize a climate-resilient health system.
World Health Organization United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
2021

This climate risk profile is intended to serve as public goods to facilitate upstream country diagnostics, policy dialogue, and strategic planning by providing comprehensive overviews of trends and projected changes in key climate parameters, sector

World Bank, the
2020

This paper analyses what different urban actors (citizens; politicians; urban planners and designers; and urban climate experts) who shape the urban environment and thus its climate, know about urban climate adaptation measures. Thereby, this study is

Urban Climate Change Research Network
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Eastern Europe was praised for being exceptional during the first wave of the pandemic but its pandemic experience has been dramatically different this autumn.
Conversation Media Group, the
2020

This paper presents a mobility indicator derived from anonymised aggregated mobile positioning data. Even though the indicator does not provide information about the behaviour of individuals, it captures valuable insights into the mobility patterns of the

European Commission Joint Research Centre
2020

This work introduces the concept of data-driven Mobility Functional Areas (MFAs) as geographic zones with a high degree of intra-mobility exchanges. Such information, calculated at European regional scale thanks to mobile data, can be useful to inform

European Commission Joint Research Centre
The World Bank will provide advisory services to support the Government of Bulgaria to increase efficiency of the national disaster risk management system.
World Bank, the
A High Level Roundtable convened today at the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction
A High Level Roundtable raised concerns today about new and emerging risks at the European Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction in Rome.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
According to a new report by the European Court of Auditors, the EU Directive of 2007 led to progress in assessing the risks of floods, but major challenges remain in the much fuller integration of climate change, flood insurance and spatial planning into flood risk management. There are also critical weaknesses in allocating funding.
European Court of Auditors
As extreme weather becomes normal in the Balkans, governments and communities are striving to better understand the climate and disaster risks they face so that they can implement the right policies and strategies. Risk insurance, regional cooperation, social protection, infrastructural safety, and data management are as crucial as ever to the Balkans' resilience.
Understanding Risk