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Mexico and Guatemala share their experiences to strengthen early warning systems
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During the session, crucial issues such as the dissemination and reaction of the population to the warnings were addressed. The need for coordination between governmental entities and the integration of advanced technologies was highlighted.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Secretaría de Gestión Integral de Riesgos y Protección Civil de la Ciudad de México (SGIRPC)
Centro Nacional de Prevencion de Desastres
Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres
National Institute for Seismology, Vulcanology, Meteorology and Hydrology
Cover-Serbia
Policies and plans
The Government of the Republic of Serbia adopted the Climate Change Adaptation Program for the period from 2023 to 2030. The adoption and implementation of the 2023-30 Climate Change Adaptation Programme is of general interest for the Republic of Serbia.
Cover-University of Houston
Documents and publications
The report observed past experiences with power outages and disasters and how they shape current and future preparedness strategies.
Cover-World Bank
Documents and publications
This report examines global financial flows to support adaptation in fragile and conflict affected settings by consolidating a decade’s worth of climate finance data from international funders. 
Surreal artistic image of a smiling high school student sitting a mountain of books thinking.
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Climate-induced disasters are forcing people to migrate out of mountainous areas, and in the process their languages and cultures are being profoundly affected
Dialogue Earth
Person who attends online lessons on a digital screen
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A longstanding partnership between the University of Hawai’i’s Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) and the Government of The Bahamas has reached a new milestone in its ongoing journey to increase disaster management capacity within the country and beyond.
Pacific Disaster Center
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Washington, D.C. and Milwaukee are particularly vulnerable to the threat of geomagnetic storms caused by activity on the sun's surface—but experts are still trying to figure out why.
Forbes Media LLC
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As heatwaves hit the US, farm workers struggle to wear PPE. The country now faces its biggest human outbreak
Guardian, the (UK)

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