‘Risk data hub’ to enhance EU resilience to climate hazards

By |november 7th, 2018|big data, civil protection mechanism, climate adaptation, Climate Change, climate risk, flooding, floods, Insurance, natural disasters, News|

The European Commission is preparing to launch a “risk data hub” in the coming months that will help map out loss and damage from natural disasters such as floods, droughts, storms and other extreme weather events that are becoming more frequent with climate change.

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Civil Protection needs more and targeted EU involvement

By |oktober 15th, 2018|civil protection mechanism, Climate Change, EESC, News|

Climate change has been described as one of the biggest global threats of the 21st century. Dimitris Dimitriadis explains what the European Union needs to do to improve its civil protection capacities.

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Public anger grows in Greece over wildfires, death toll at 81 and counting

By |julij 26th, 2018|Alexis Tsipras, Christos Stylianides, civil protection mechanism, Greece, News, wildfires|

At least 81 people have died in huge wildfires around Athens, Greek authorities said on Wednesday (25 July), as rescuers scoured scorched homes and burned-out cars for survivors of one of the world's deadliest fire outbreaks.

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Greece seeks help from EU allies to tackle raging fires

By |julij 24th, 2018|Arctic, civil protection mechanism, Climate Change, Finland, forest fires, Greece, Latvia, News, Sweden|

Greece has appealed for help from other countries to help tackle a spate of fires which were raging uncontrolled in the country on Monday (23 July), its fire brigade said.

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Ansip: Member states will need help from EU cyber emergency fund

By |september 14th, 2017|Andrus Ansip, civil protection mechanism, Cyber Attack, cyber security, emergency relief, ENISA, hacking, Jean-Claude Juncker, News|

EU technology chief Andrus Ansip predicted that member states will ask for money from a planned European emergency fund if they suffer major hacking attacks, despite wariness over the EU stepping up its cyber security plans.

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