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This vector graphic shows a diverse group of people, entrepreneurs, and office workers with different skin colors, genders, and disabilities.
Determined to protect lives and livelihoods in a country prone to disasters such as earthquakes and floods, Romania has been making tremendous headway in strengthening its emergency preparedness and response (EP&R) system.
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the (GFDRR)
Romania - Danube flooding, 2010
Romania's new Flood Risk Management Plans lay out an integrated approach to improve flood prevention and protection, as well as to strengthen capacities for flood preparedness, response, and recovery, ultimately helping the country to improve resilience.
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This report explores how climate action, in line with Romania’s goal of achieving net zero emissions by 2050, interacts with the country’s growth and development path.
Firemen conducting regular fire and evacuation drills. Building employees, workers leaving office in alert
The IAEA together with 62 countries and international organizations came together to simulate a global response to a nuclear emergency and examine whether these arrangements are robust and fit for purpose in the event of a severe nuclear accident.
International Atomic Energy Agency
The facade of a fire station
In the worst-case scenario, Romania's first responders would be among the first casualties, significantly reducing their ability to help others. Retrofitting fire stations is an important first steps in reducing risks.
World Bank, the
Antique building view at Dambrovita river in Old Town Bucharest city, Romania.
Romania is a flood prone country. The overall annual expected damage due to flooding in Romania is EUR 1.7 billion affecting an average of 150.000 citizens every year.
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The vision of the Strategy is to ensure Romania’s resilience to disasters through proactive, multi-sectoral, multi-hazard actions, and a whole-of-society approach.
Man walking barefoot in a flooded street in Wilsele, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium (2021)
Flood risks affect almost 2 billion people worldwide. Climate change and unplanned urbanization will further increase these risks.
World Bank, the

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