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.”

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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.

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

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Hazards Flood
Country and region Germany
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