Civil Protection and Civil Defence are the central pillar against natural disasters, catastrophes and emergencies. Volunteers and professionals involved in the resiliency systems need the information to perform better in big emergencies.
The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction was started in 1989, after a call by the United Nations General Assembly for a day to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction. Held every 13 October, the day…
Bad weather in Piedmont: a deplorable and sad story where French first responders failed to intervene after help requests of 40 Italians in danger because of the bad weather. This behaviour forced Italian responders to an unusual trespass.
Today the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) published an analysis on the populations affected by climate change. Floods, droughts and hurricanes put on their knees many regions worldwide.
The fire in the refugee camp in Lesbos was a disaster also because of too men, women, children, elderly and sick people forced on the asphalt, under the sun all day long, without tents or blankets at night and without chemical baths or…
Flood in Sudan. In the African state, the annual floods caused by the Nile River are threatening the archaeological site of Al- Bajrawiya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located north of the capital Khartoum.
Balochistan government (Pakistan) announces dams are overflowing because of persistent and heavy rains in the province. Emergency for all the hospitals of the region. Doctors, nurses, and all medical staff are ready to face the worst.