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2019 concludes a decade of exceptional global heat and high-impact weather

Madrid, 3 December 2019 - The year 2019 concludes a decade of exceptional global heat, retreating ice and record sea levels driven by greenhouse gases from human activities. Average temperatures for the five-year (2015-2019) and ten-year (2010-2019) periods are almost certain to be the highest on record. 2019 is on course to be the second or third warmest year on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization.

Sharing the lessons learned to become more resilient to wildfires

The lessons learned in wildfire prone regions are key to develop more efficient landscape management for wildfire mitigation in Atlantic and Northern Europe

Insights from Moldova

“WEATHER ALERT! AFTER THE HEAT, STORMS AND HAIL WILL COME”

Moldovans received this yellow-level alert from the authorities, and through various media sources, around lunchtime on September 3, 2019, which gave them about 6 hours to ensure they were in a safe place when the storm hit.

Workshop on “Analysis of safety aspects of crowded events” (Italian content)

Digital Transformation in Civil Safety Organizations - Risks and Risks opportunities.

The National French Academy of Firefighters' Officers organizes its 2nd biennium on research in the field of civil security. The general theme of this event is: Digital Transformation in Civil Safety Organizations - Risks and Risks opportunities.

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Grenfell Tower Fire Inquiry report

The long-awaited phase one report from the Grenfell Tower Inquiry was made public on October.

The Grenfell Tower Inquiry is an independent public inquiry, set up to examine the circumstances leading up to and surrounding the fire at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017.