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This report includes the assessment of the EP and R capacities of Montenegro based on the R2R diagnostic methodology, as designed by the World Bank and executed by prepared international (PPI). The ready2respond (R2R) framework was developed in reference

World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the

The guidelines aim to support national governments and service providers in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia and Turkey on how to better respond to the needs of women and girls victims of violence throughout

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

In May 2020, UN Women initiated online consultations with gender equality mechanisms from 14 countries (Albania, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has deeply impacted women and girls and the efforts to end violence against women. It had profound effects on the operations of civil society organizations (CSOs) delivering specialist services, as well as women’s

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

In this study, the authors explore the potentials and shortcomings of national laws in managing flood risk and increasing flood resilience in the context of climate change. They analyze 139 laws from 33 countries collected from the Climate Change Laws of

Climate Policy (Taylor & Francis Online)

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 guides Member States in reflecting on their own systems for disaster risk management and to foster disaster risk reduction efforts at national and local level. The first priority of the

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection DG Ministry of Interior and Public Administration
Major efforts are underway in Montenegro to reduce the risks from disasters with the launch of a national disaster loss database to mark the 40th anniversary of a major earthquake.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
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