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Eastern Europe was praised for being exceptional during the first wave of the pandemic but its pandemic experience has been dramatically different this autumn.
Conversation Media Group, the

The National Strategy for Sustainable Development for the Slovak Republic has been prepared in the framework of the Project “Capacity Building for Sustainable Development”

The Project was implemented by the Regional Environmental Center for Central and

Slovakia - government

These guidelines explore natural small water retention measures and are part of a bigger project on an integrated drought management programme in Central and Eastern Europe, conducted by the Global Water Partnership and WMO. 

The guidelines conclude

World Meteorological Organization Global Water Partnership - Central and Eastern Europe

The aim of this technical paper is to provide the state-of-play in policy and practice for assessing social vulnerability and developing socially just adaptation responses to climate change in urban areas in Europe.

The paper is organized as follows

European Environment Agency

This strategy describes the impacts on natural system (geological environment, water, soil, biosphere and biodiversity) and the following sectors: health, urban environment, agriculture, forestry, transportation, energy, industry and tourism. There is a

Slovakia - 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

This report provides a synthetic view of national risk assessments (NRAs) in twenty OECD Member countries. NRA are used to support risk management decisions in a rapidly changing global risk landscape characterized by increasingly complex, interconnected

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
A landmark programme to combat drought set to be implemented in the small Central European country of Slovakia could be an inspiration for other states as extreme weather events become more frequent, the environmental action group behind the plan has said.
Inter Press Service International Association
The Slovak Ministry of Environment has produced a draft of a Drought Action Plan that aims to mitigate the negative impacts of drought. It focuses on green infrastructure and improved water retention, and was inspired by the Drought Management Guidelines developed by World Meteorological Organization and Global Water Partnership Central and Eastern Europe.
Global Water Partnership - Central and Eastern Europe

This Compendium is the final publication of the first phase of the IDMP Central and Eastern Europe (IDMP CEE) and provides an overview of the programme’s outputs and accomplishments achieved in the period from 2013 to 2015.

The focus of IDMP CEE was to

World Meteorological Organization Global Water Partnership Integrated Drought Management Programme