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Cover and source: Global Earthquake Model Foundation
Documents and publications
This seismic risk profile of Czechia, 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.
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new cheap sensor that is being tested by Czech scientists in Nepal could be an early warning solution and provide the valuable seconds needed to save lives just before an earthquake strikes.
Radio Prague International
Brno, Czech Republic - June 12, 2019: royal Veveri Castle. View on the castle with the palace, the castle bridge and trees
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The city of Brno is investing in a better understanding of its climate future so that it can better protect its citizens and their livelihoods. Drought and water security issues are increasingly common in the South Moravian Region.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
DHI Group
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In this paper, a multicriterial algorithm is presented for the optimisation of levee management.
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Documents and publications
This country profile for Czechia 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.
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The Czech Republic’s rise in average temperature in the past century has been more pronounced since 1980, and in the last two decades has outpaced increases in many other countries. Warming is projected until the end of the 21st century.
International Energy Agency
PHOTOCREO Michal Bednarek/Shutterstock
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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
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The Czech Republic, which had been praised for its swift response to COVID-19 in the spring, is now topping global charts of new infections and deaths per population.
Conversation Media Group, the

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