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This country profile for Iceland 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 Pan American Health Organization United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Hurricane Ophelia hits Ireland
Hewlett Packard Enterprise's supercomputer will be built using the HPE Cray system that features powerful, end-to-end performance to speed time-to-predictions with higher resolution, helping weather services issue timely alerts and improve services.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Irish Weather Online Danish Meteorological Institute Icelandic Met Office Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute

This article examines the role of local knowledge in disaster risk reduction and management for communities that are facing a particular type of hazard for the first time. Climate change is contributing to shifts in the magnitude and scale of hazards, and

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
The author explores some of the latest volcano monitoring techniques, and why we continue to live “alongside these irrepressible forces of nature.”
Varsity (University of Cambridge)
On the other side of the globe, Iceland and New Zealand provided similar responses to the COVID-19, characterised by science-informed policy and high public trust.
Conversation Media Group, the
Taiwan and Iceland had been successfully responding to the coronavirus pandemic for their cooperative strategy and synergy to tackle the COVID-19 challenges.
Conversation Media Group, the

Community resilience is often assessed in disaster risk management (DRM) research and it has been argued that it should be strengthened for more robust DRM. However, the term community is seldom precisely defined and it can be understood in many ways. It

Seismometers near Iceland’s Bárðarbunga volcanic system pinpointed thousands of earthquakes in 2014–2015, revealing where molten rock was moving underground before any eruptions occurred. These kinds of measurements make it possible to track the path of magma underground.
Eos - AGU

The current Strategy is the third that the Icelandic government has adopted with respect to climate change issues. It is conceived as a framework for action and government involvement in climate change issues. The Strategy will be reviewed regularly in

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Iceland - government

This book provides an overview of OECD countries' efforts to collect information on both the economic impacts of disasters and the level of public resources invested in the management of risk. It is based on the results of an OECD survey, two expert

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development