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2021
This study proposes to adopt the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) approach to assist integrated flood management and transboundary cooperation in river basins, extending over more municipalities, regions, or states.
Journal of Flood Risk Management (Wiley)
2021

In order to address residual risks and to reduce the damages from overload events, a combination of structural protection measures with additional, nonstructural measures is required. Based on data collected through a literature review, a questionnaire

International Journal of Disaster Risk Science
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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
2020

This paper presents a mobility indicator derived from anonymised aggregated mobile positioning data. Even though the indicator does not provide information about the behaviour of individuals, it captures valuable insights into the mobility patterns of the

European Commission Joint Research Centre
2020

This work introduces the concept of data-driven Mobility Functional Areas (MFAs) as geographic zones with a high degree of intra-mobility exchanges. Such information, calculated at European regional scale thanks to mobile data, can be useful to inform

European Commission Joint Research Centre
2020

Forest fire activity in the Alpine region will probably increase in the near future, due to the increasing intensity of drought periods and heat waves and the increasing fire hazard resulting from rural abandonment and more recreational activities. This

EU Strategy for the Alpine Region
2015

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
As per the Open Data for Resilience Index, much of the essential risk data in Balkan countries has restricted access or does not exist, with a lack of interoperability also hampering DRR. But government and journalist efforts are attempting to fill the gap, and the Balkans have several key recommendations to guide future open data efforts.
World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
At today's launch: (from left) Permanent Representative Vojislav Šuc, Slovenia, Kirsi Madi, UNISDR, and Rudolf Müller, OCHA
UNISDR and partners today launched an "Implementation Guide for Man-made and Technological Hazards" to support implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
According to a new report by the European Court of Auditors, the EU Directive of 2007 led to progress in assessing the risks of floods, but major challenges remain in the much fuller integration of climate change, flood insurance and spatial planning into flood risk management. There are also critical weaknesses in allocating funding.
European Court of Auditors