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In this study, the authors aimed to assess potential flood hazards in Cyprus stemming from three distinct dam failure scenarios: piping, 100-year rainfall, and probable maximum precipitation (PMP).
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This seismic risk profile of Cyprus, produced by the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation summarizes key metrics of seismic risk, allowing stakeholders in risk management to get an overview of the risk in the country.
IRP Herald 32
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IRP Herald Volume 32 is the knowledge report for IRP-supported sessions at the Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction in 2021.
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The aim of the exercise is to assess the local action plans to respond, to increase preparedness for such events and to ensure good overall coordination.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
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Even though Cyprus has a low tsunami risk, it has arranged to receive timely warnings just in case. If a tsunami occurs, Cyprus will be able to quickly implement its response plans thanks to its national committee, which participates in the Early Warning System for Tsunami in the Mediterranean and North Atlantic.
Cyprus Mail
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In this study, Mediterranean cultural WHS at risk from coastal flooding and erosion under four sea-level rise scenarios until 2100 are assessed.
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Cyprus's population and economy are exposed to earthquakes and floods, with earthquakes posing the greater risk of a high impact, lower probability event.
Meteoalarm uses simple colour coding and jargon-free explanations to help the public understanding real-time weather risks (Photo: Meteoalarm)
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Rolled out in the wake of one of the deadliest storms to strike Europe in decades, the continent-wide weather information service Meteoalarm plays a life-saving role by raising public awareness of how to curb risks, and fosters international cooperation into the bargain.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia

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