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Are our cities Ready for Global Warming’s Coming Heat Waves?

This week, about 14,000 scientists from around the world are in Vienna for the European Geosciences Union general assembly. The build-up of heat-trapping greenhouses in the earth’s atmosphere vastly increase...

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COncORDE Pilot1 phase completed

COncORDE Pilot1 phase completed

We are pleased to report that COncORDE Pilot1 phase was executed on Monday 20.3.2017, following two days of training and testing activities. The function of the first integrated prototype was demonstrated and g...

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Mobile clinics: bringing healthcare to those in need

      The WHO Regional Office for Europe today announced the delivery of five mobile clinics to meet the health needs of sick and injured people in northern Syria....

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The importance of community engagement in improving preparedness

      The importance of involving communities in all the phases of emergency preparedness is highlighted in the new ECDC literature review on ‘Community and institutional preparedness synergies’....

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New App on Communicable Infectious Diseases

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has created a new Threat Reports app. It is free, open access, and provides direct access to key updates and reports on communicable disease threats...

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