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Malta has been told by UNESCO to prepare for a tsunami within 30 years and that at least one of its coastal towns should have tsunami preparations in place by the end of 2023.
Times of Malta, the - Allied Newspapers Limited
Cover of the health and climate change country profile Malta: panoramic view of a town harbour
This WHO/EURO UNFCCC health and climate change country profile for Malta provides a summary ofevidence 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 - Regional Office for Europe United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

This study investigated the potential for citizens developing “cultures of disaster preparedness”, which are informed by citizens' values and experiences rather than imposed from “above”. Based on previous research conducted during Citizen Summits in

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
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
Like many Mediterranean islands, Malta is susceptible to earthquakes. Simit-Tharsy, a new tsunami reduction project, is working to improve Malta's seismic monitoring capabilities and incorporate real-time data from tide gauges for better monitoring. The project will also strengthen information exchange and DRR systems between Italy, Malta, and key institutions.
Times of Malta, the - Allied Newspapers Limited

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

The CARISMAND project investigated the relationships between risk perception and cultural factors in man-made and natural disasters. The present study focused on attitudes, feelings and perceptions in a ”low-risk” country, the island of Malta. This


This agreement establishes a Co-operation Group between the governments of Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, the Republic of San Marino, Spain, and Turkey for the prevention of, protection against, and organisation of relief in major natural

Council of Europe

The Ministry for Resources and Rural Affairs presents this National Strategy for Climate Change and Adaptation following the review of the work submitted to it by the Climate Change Committee appointed in August 2009 and a review of the feedback received

Malta - government
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