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Maloe in Sweden.
Swedish coastal city recognised for its work to reduce the risk posed by rising sea levels, extreme weather and climate change.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
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2022
This study develops a novel approach for prioritizing hazards for the risk assessment of infrastructure. It is applied to hazard scenarios that could cause serious disruption to the infrastructure in the Øresund region over a period of 5 years.
Natural Hazards (Springer)
From 1961-1990 to 1991-2016, Sweden’s annual average temperature rose 1°C, and it is projected to continue rising by another 2-7°C. Extreme heat events are becoming more common and are expected to happen even more frequently in the future.
International Energy Agency
EURESFOR
This framework establishes a long-term vision for adaptation, which recognises the need for a systemic approach and acknowledges the interdependency between a stable climate and the maintenance of ecosystem services.
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
2021

In this study, the authors investigate the non-hazard variables and sewer system types in relation to damage costs in the city of Malmö, Sweden. Pluvial flood damage to residential buildings causes a significant part of direct tangible flood losses. A

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
Karin Klasa, MSB, Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency

To build their resilience, Arvika and other cities in Sweden have joined the Making Cities Resilient initiative, run by the UN Office for Disa

2021

This paper explores these issues through a critical assessment of the quality of knowledge for adaptation generated from a climate services co-design process in two case studies in Sweden. Despite a strong increase in climate change impact and adaptation

Frontiers in Climate
2021

This study was commissioned by the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) for the purpose of using the results to develop a national action plan for DRR. The primary purpose of the study is to analyse the extent to which Sweden has implemented the

Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency
Pressure by Saami indigenous people and environmentalists lies behind the decision to halt the controversial test, advocacy groups say.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
2021

In Sweden, practitioners increasingly adopt approaches that are based on Business Continuity Management (BCM), where Business Impact Assessments (BIA) are used to gain organizational understanding, in favour of more traditional risk assessments. Both

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)