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EFDRR in Matosinhos Portugal 25 November 2021
Governments across Europe and Central Asia have backed a roadmap towards preventing future disasters including new pandemics in the face of growing threats from climate change and disease outbreaks.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
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2021
É um documento que pretende auxiliar a elaboração de planos de evacuação para as zonas potencialmente ameaçadas por um tsunami.
Portuguese National Authority for Emergency and Civil Protection
2021
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 is a case study on Guadiana. It focusses on the implementation of the EU WFD and EU Drought Policy; and transboundary cooperation in drought planning and management.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
2021

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)
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
2013

This report assesses the attribution of extreme events as it is a challenging science and one that is currently undergoing considerable evolution. In this paper are 19 analyses by 18 different research groups, often using quite different methodologies, of

American Meteorological Society
2020

Flood risk management in urban areas adjacent to the coast is essential to increase their resilience. This study aims at improving scientific knowledge of flood risk alongside estuaries, considering different hazards and integrating estuarine and urban

Journal of Flood Risk Management (Wiley)
2020

Iberian coastal cities are subject to significant risks in the next decades due to climate change-induced sea-level rise. These risks are quite uncertain depending on several factors. This article estimate s potential economic damage in 62 Iberian coastal

Water (MDPI)
2020

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction provides several guidelines that countries should follow. Still, some scientific papers discussed the limitations, difficulties, and strategies in the implementation of these guidelines. The objective of

Geosciences (MDPI)
Amadora COVID19 Operation Center
THE CASE OF COVID19 IMPACT IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF AMADORA, PORTUGAL The Municipality of Amadora with 24 square kilometers of area and 180,000 inhabitants was the first municipality in Portugal with COVID-19 registered cases which were imported from Italy
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia