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This country profile for Slovakia 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 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Slovak Republic’s average annual temperature increased almost 2°C between 1881 and 2016, and the temperature rise is expected to continue. Warming is expected to change energy demand patterns, boosting power demand for cooling and reducing it for heating.
International Energy Agency
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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.
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