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The Manchester Briefing on COVID-19 is aimed at those who plan and implement recovery from COVID-19, including government emergency planners and resilience officers. This week’s Manchester Briefing (Issue 41) examines Financial Technology (FinTech) and Digital Government as policy delivery tools during COVID-19 and how these tools may be used in recovery and renewal. 
University of Manchester

This climate risk profile is intended to serve as a public good 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
Within days of the 2020 Zagreb earthquake, several hundred women and men volunteered their time and skills to support immediate response and recovery efforts.
World Bank, the
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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

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

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

Heat stress and forest fires are often considered highly correlated hazards as extreme temperatures play a key role in both occurrences. This commonality can influence how civil protection and local responders deploy resources on the ground and could lead

Deltares and partners are working with six Eastern European countries in the Sava River basin to implement the Sava Flood Forecasting Warning System. The system collates the data and models of all the individual countries in one shared system and, where possible, establishes a connection between meteorological forecast models and hydro models.

UNESCO World Heritage sites (WHS) located in coastal areas are increasingly at risk from coastal hazards due to sea-level rise. In this study, Mediterranean cultural WHS at risk from coastal flooding and erosion under four sea-level rise scenarios until

Nature Publishing Group
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