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This paper adopted a risk-based approach to investigate EEW feasibility for schools in Patras, Greece and demonstrate an engineering-oriented EEW decision support system for an archetype school building in the region.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
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This law sets Greece's legal framework on climate action. The document also contains emergency provisions to address the energy crisis and protect the environment.
Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Can a Europe-wide model be used to inform decision making at the national or local level, and with what level of certainty? What is the minimum level of “resolution” required to “trust” a model output? In other words, “how much is enough”?
Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Christos Stylianides, Greece’s Minister for the Climate Crisis and Civil Protection, tells PreventionWeb about his unique role, and how his ministry is tackling adaptation and resilience.
In this study, the interannual and decadal variability of seven indices of heatwaves were investigated during the warmest period of the year by using an enhanced resolution reanalysis model over a 71-year period (1950–2020) for the area of Greece.
Climate (MDPI)
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This report assesses the social and economic effects of extreme heat through the prism of twelve cities that are already enduring and addressing dramatic impacts of heat waves.
Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center
What are the key heat management skills of this century? Athens' Chief Heat Officer answers that question.
This paper summarises the findings of a mission that conducted damage assessment following an earthquake in Turkey and Greece in October 2020, which was followed by a tsunami.
Frontiers in Built Environment
“One of the most important findings on urban resilience is that social resilience is often more important than physical resilience”.
Wildfires devastated 75,000 hectares of the forests in Greece last summer. The government has admitted its mistakes, but as temperatures rise is the country any better prepared this year?
Deutsche Welle