Germany

DemographicsNational Statistic Administration (D-STATIS) Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in GermanyDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk ManagementDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGermany’s risk rankingsPlace 146. in country at risk ranking, World Risk Report 2012Risk profiles and dataClimate Data Center (CDC)Interactive maps on hazards, vulnerabilities and risksHazards and other thematic mapsGovernment legislation and policiesHyogo Framework for Action Progress Reports (in German) – Law for Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (in German) – German Committee for Disaster Reduction (DKKV) within the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), focal point for HFA Red Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for GermanyGerman Red Cross – homepage, IFRC listing of contact info 

WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2018

The World Metereological Organization (WMO) marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate, which was first issued in 1194. The 2019 edition treating data for 2018 marks sustained international efforts dedicated to reporting on, analysing and understanding the year-to-year variations and long-term trends of a changing climate. Some […]

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Natural Disasters and Extreme Weather Top List of Most Likely and Impactful Risks in Next 10 Years

Natural disasters are among the greatest risks the world will face in the next 10 years, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2018, which annually seeks to identify and analyze the most pressing global catastrophic risks.  In the report, natural disasters ranked as the #2 most likely and #3 most impactful risk

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Improving the Assessment of Disaster Risks to Strengthen Financial Resilience: A Special Joint G20 Publication by the Government of Mexico and the World Bank

Responding to a G20 request, the Improving the Assessment of Disaster Risks to Strengthen Financial Resilience: A Special Joint G20 Publication by the Government of Mexico and the World Bank brings together the experiences of G20 countries in protecting their populations and assets against natural hazards. It includes contributions by fifteen G20 members and invited countries (Argentina, Australia, Brazil,

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