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River bed and destroyed village after the July 2021 floods in Germany
14 July 2022
In July 2021, weather system ‘Bernd’ caused catastrophic damage and inconceivable human suffering in several European countries. Severe flooding, particularly in Germany, claimed more than 230 lives and left many communities in ruins.
Destroyed house in Pepinster, Belgium after the July 2021 floods
Flood-hit homes lay empty in the town of Limbourg as authorities consider how to 'build back better' to avoid future risks.
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DesInventar-Sendai Training KZ
Experts from Kazakhstan were trained to use the DesInventar-Sendai disaster loss management system thanks to the European Union (EU) funded project on strengthening disaster resilience in Central Asia.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia Center for Emergency Situations and Disaster Risk Reduction Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
EP event
In order to call for greater political attention on the increase of climate-related disasters in Europe and globally ahead of the COP27, the UN and EP held an exchange with policy-makers and resilience experts to craft recommendations for the way forward.
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MCR2030 regional meeting participants
Local administrations of 9 Central Asian cities have been introduced today to the Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) global initiative, which helps to access and prevent disasters and create safe and sustainable conditions for city residents.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Dushanbe joins MCR2030
Through financial support from the European Union, the city of Dushanbe and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) conducted two self-assessment workshops focused on disaster resilience.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
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The main goal of task 1.3 is to carry out an empirical study of what citizens and social groups need and expect from authorities and first responders to improve communication and societal resilience.
European Emergency Number Association Tel Aviv University
The Central Asia Initiative of the EU during the COVID-19 crisis
While COVID-19 keeps challenging all five countries of Central Asia at an unprecedented scale, through existing programs, the European Union supports both resilient and sustainable political and economic frameworks that can prepare governments for future emergencies.
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Floods in Germany, 2021
Model found that the interplay of large-scale climate and local-scale urbanization intensified the 2021 Europe storm, causing more rainfall than either climate or urbanization on its own.
The University of Texas at Austin
Panorama Tel Aviv day _ Dana Friedlander
Israel is joining the MCR2030 initiative following increased collaboration with UNDRR on preparedness, reducing risk, and building resilience. As a supporting entity, Israel has demonstrated a commitment to strengthen efforts on local resilience to help cities in the country be better prepared and join a vast network of cities worldwide, where the Israeli experience and knowledge can be shared.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia