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IRP Herald 32
IRP Herald Volume 32 is the knowledge report for IRP-supported sessions at the Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction in 2021.
International Recovery Platform
The aim of the exercise is to assess the local action plans to respond, to increase preparedness for such events and to ensure good overall coordination.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
Even though Cyprus has a low tsunami risk, it has arranged to receive timely warnings just in case. If a tsunami occurs, Cyprus will be able to quickly implement its response plans thanks to its national committee, which participates in the Early Warning System for Tsunami in the Mediterranean and North Atlantic.
Cyprus Mail

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
Meteoalarm uses simple colour coding and jargon-free explanations to help the public understanding real-time weather risks (Photo: Meteoalarm)
Rolled out in the wake of one of the deadliest storms to strike Europe in decades, the continent-wide weather information service Meteoalarm plays a life-saving role by raising public awareness of how to curb risks, and fosters international cooperation into the bargain.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
The coordination group reiterated the importance of multilingual educational materials on tsunami preparedness to raise the awareness of the general public, accessible to schools and emergency response agencies. A proposal was made to start developing National and Local Tsunami Preparedness and Response Programmes, modeled on successful initiatives developed in other regions of the world...
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
This report provides an assessment of the achievements and progress made in disaster risk reduction (DRR) by Cyprus during the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR).
Cyprus - government

This joint report presents a cooperative audit based on eight individual national audit reports from Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Russia and Ukraine, and a fact-finding study by the European Court of Auditors. It reveals that

EUROSAI Working Group on Environmental Auditing
'It may seem to be costly to take actions regarding adaptation to climate change but it will be much more costly if we do absolutely nothing.' said Cyprus Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Sofoclis Aletraris...
China Daily
Photo byJames Marvin Phelps CC BY-NC 2.0
New research from the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry report warns: Western Europe has the worldwide highest risk of radioactive contamination caused by major reactor accidents...
Max Planck Institute for Chemistry (Otto-Hahn-Institut)