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Regional Meeting of Practitioners in Disaster Risk Reduction from 20 Countries opens in Belgrade

Regional Meeting of Practitioners in Disaster Risk Reduction from 20 Countries opens in Belgrade

18 May 2015, 12:18

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The four-day meeting of practitioners in disaster risk reduction, which is hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) opened today in Belgrade.

Experts in disaster risk reduction from twenty countries and territories from the regions of Eastern Europe, the Western Balkans, the Caucasus and Central Asia, gathered in Serbia given the extensive and successful experience gained during and after last year's catastrophic floods, but also in earlier disasters such as the earthquake in the city of Kraljevo.

The Harmonization of Landslide Data and Training of Municipalities for its Monitoring

14 May 2015, 18:14

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At the beginning of the Second International Symposium on Landslides, new project “The Harmonization of Landslide Data and training of municipalities for its monitoring: “BEWARE (Beyond Landslide Awareness)” was launched today at the Belgrade City Hall.

Osečina better prepared for future floods: UNDP hands over two newly built torrential barriers

26 May 2015, 17:26

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Today in Osečina two newly built torrential barriers were handed over to the Flood Relief Office and to the municipal authorities for future maintenance. They will be used to protect municipality from future floods on Crveni potok and Lovačka reka (Jazmak stream).