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Heatwaves are making more people in rural areas of England severely ill today than they were in the 1980s, according to new research from the University of Surrey.
The University Of Surrey
Cover of the strategy: scenes of flood protection construction work
2020
The strategy sets out a vision of a nation ready for, and resilient to, flooding and coastal change, and seeks to better manage the risks and consequences of flooding from rivers, the sea, groundwater, reservoirs, sewers, and coastal erosion.
Environment Agency
The UK government has today set out a range of actions to improve the resilience of Great Britain’s electricity networks for future extreme weather events.
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy United Kingdom - government

DRR Community in United Kingdom

Governance

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National Platform

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National policies and plans

Cover of the strategy: scenes of flood protection construction work
2020
The strategy sets out a vision of a nation ready for, and resilient to, flooding and coastal change, and seeks to better manage the risks and consequences of flooding from rivers, the sea, groundwater, reservoirs, sewers, and coastal erosion.
Environment Agency
2020

This policy statement sets out the United Kingdom government’s long-term ambition to create a nation more resilient to future flood and coastal erosion risk. This means the government will reduce the risk of harm to people, the environment and the economy

United Kingdom - government
2019

This action plan recommends steps which are required to make sure homes and businesses are more resilient. This includes undertaking research to better understand how properties can benefit from flood resilience measures. It recognises that property

Scottish Government, the

Risk and governance profile(s)

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2022
The report estimates the total combined climate change risk for the UK based on an analysis of nine key ‘impact channels’, ranging from agriculture, livestock and fisheries to drought, flooding and coastal impacts.
London School of Economics and Political Science, the
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2021
This G20 Climate Risk Atlas factsheets sheds light on the risks faced by the United Kingdom. The G20 Climate Risk Atlas is the contribution of the CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change to ensure attentive and well-informed climate action
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici