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Linking CCA and DRR – top priority for EU

During the European Civil Protection Forum 2018, in Brussels, Belgium, on 5-6 March, one of the most highlighted issues was the importance of cross-sectoral cooperation in meeting the current and future challenges in disaster risk management. On the second day of the forum, a panel discussion specifically targeted this issue: Bridging climate change adaptation and…

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Our session at EU Civil Protection Forum

Scaling up prevention – through increased cooperation within and across EU macro-regions and their strategies As coordinators for Policy Area Secure in the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) the CBSS Secretariat and the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency organised a break-out session at the European Civil Protection Forum 2018 , in Brussels, Belgium.…

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Project Development Workshop on addressing Climate Change Risks

Partners in the CRCC: Making Communities Resilient to Climate Change: Cross-Sectorial Cooperation in Capacity-building-project, funded by the Swedish Institute, met in Stockholm 18-19 January 2017 to discuss the way forward with the cooperation, and to plan on how to proceed with a project application to the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO)…

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Civil Security and Climate Change Adaptation specialists find synergies for a new project

The first partner meeting for the CRCC: Making Communities Resilient to Climate Change: Cross-Sectorial Cooperation in Capacity-building project was held back to back with the 7th Annual Meeting of the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction, 5 October in Helsinki, Finland. The project was granted seed funding from the Swedish Institute this summer and will…

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ClimUrban: Project methodology

ClimUrban will consist of several activities that will lead to the integrative development of local adaptation policies and plans by the end of the project. An important aspect of the project is that good governance (including public participation and communication) and scientific expertise shall go hand in hand in developing and implementing adaptation measures at…

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ClimUrban addressing ground water flooding

What is the aim of ClimUrban?

Climate adaptation is often guided via a top-down approach by the EU and national legislation. However, adaptation action mainly occurs on the local level. There is still a lack of adaptation strategies and policies at the local (municipal or regional) level in the Baltic Sea Region – as also stated by the BSR Action Plan…

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