All posts tagged "Natural disasters"

  • The power of prevention: de-risking the future

    On environmental, social and economic issues, nations face a set of ticking time bombs – and unless they take preventive action, their people and public finances will suffer. At the

    • Posted September 27, 2019
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  • EU plans natural disaster response team

    Plans for a centralised emergency response force have been drawn up by the European Commission to strengthen Europe’s capacity to react to natural disasters. The reserve force, which has been

    • Posted November 30, 2017
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  • EU local governments at the helm in new UN disaster risk action plan

    The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) on Thursday signed an action plan that aims to boost resilience of cities and regions in Europe. The 2016 to 2020

    • Posted October 14, 2016
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