Spain

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Even with significant global advances in science and infrastructure designed to predict and manage such extreme disasters, many communities still face major societal and economic impacts when these events occur.
University of Saskatchewan
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2022
This study investigates changes in extreme hot temperature events over Spain for the near future (2021–2050) in relation to a control period (1971–2000) by using regional climate model simulations from the EURO-CORDEX project.
Natural Hazards (Springer)
Blistering temperatures ranked as a Category 3—the most severe tier—in Seville, Spain’s new heat wave system.
Scientific American, a Division of Nature America, Inc.

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National Platform

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2014

This declaration made by the local government representatives from the Canary Islands who joined UNISDR's Making Cities Resilient campaign in April 2014 lists the steps that the municipalities will take to increase local disaster risk resilience. In

University of la Laguna Federación Canaria de Municipios
2012

Políticas de prevención (in Spanish):

La RRD y el fortalecimiento de los mecanismos de resiliencia serán ejes, no solo del trabajo humanitario de la cooperación española sino de todas las actuaciones, sobre todo de aquellas que se realicen en contextos

Spain - government
2006

España, por su situación geográfica y sus características socioeconómicas, es un país muy vulnerable al cambio climático, como así se viene poniendo de manifiesto en los más recientes análisis e investigaciones.

Este Plan Nacional de Adaptación es el

Spain - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

2015
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the 2013-15 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
Dirección General de Protección Civil y Emergencias