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EU Overview of Risks

Exhibition of medical equipment

Risk drivers

New and emerging risks are occurring, leading to increased vulnerability and a decrease in coping capacity.
Ongoing forest fire

Natural disaster risks

Natural disasters are rapidly increasing in Europe, causing significant loss of life, and social and economic devastation.
Smoke leaving industrial chimneys

Human-induced risks

Humans contribute to disaster risks affecting Europe through actions with malevolent intent, as well as accidental incidents.