Author(s): Julia Dahm

Germany aims to boost resilience one year after catastrophic floods

Source(s): EurActiv Network
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The strategy published on Wednesday aims to “protect people and their livelihoods as well as the adaptability and resilience of communities against catastrophic events.”


The recent past

“shows that crises and catastrophes pose new and changing challenges,”

Interior Minister Nancy Faeser said in a preface to the strategy, citing the pandemic and the severe floods that shook parts of the country in July 2021, which she said show the increasing impact of climate change.


The blueprint identifies five areas for action, including better understanding of risks and strengthening institutions for disaster relief and response.


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