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Pakistan EU humanitarian aid reaches survivors of devastating floods

Interview with Professor Bart van den Hurk

Professor Bart van den Hurk is Scientific Director at the Deltares Water Knowledge Institute, in Delft. He was recently elected Co-Chair of Working Group 2 in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
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EU MODEX Belgrade

EU MODEX cycle 11 concludes in Belgrade

Belgrade, Serbia, served as the venue for the final training exercise of EU MODEX Cycle 11 between 18 and 24 November, organised by the Sector for Emergency Management (SEM)
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Union Civil Protection - Capacity Development

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The Knowledge Network Capacity Development pillar aims to connect, promote and strengthen capacity development initiatives relevant to civil protection and disaster management.
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The exercise programme of the Knowledge Network offers a variety of civil protection exercises to enhance prevention, preparedness and disaster response.

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