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On January 2015, Poland will launch nationwide a regional warning system in order to broadcast information on natual hazards through digital technology.

The latest Polish alert system has been developed to warn people in crisis about storms, tornados, floods and other disasters, as well as to provide evacuation data such as maps, routes and instructional videos. 

Since July, the warning system will cover all digital terrestrial television channels by transmitting information on disasters and natural hazards-related threats on television screens to alert the public in the affected regions. Also, the system will deliver messages generated by provincial disaster management stations. 

In order to overcome the challenge of directly reaching the people in crisis in the case of a…

Publishing date 17/11/2014

What is COP24?

COP24 is the informal name for the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The UNFCCC is a “Rio Convention”, one of three adopted at the “Rio Earth Summit” in 1992. The UNFCCC entered into force on 21 March 1994. Today, it has near-universal membership. The countries that have ratified the Convention are called Parties to the Convention. Preventing “dangerous” human interference with the climate system is the ultimate aim of the UNFCCC. The Conference of the Parties (COP) is the supreme body of the UNFCCC Convention. It consists of the representatives of the Parties to the Convention. It holds its sessions every year. The COP takes decisions which are necessary to ensure the effective implementation of the provisions of the Convention and regularly reviews the implementation of these provisions. In accordance with a decision of the 22nd Session of the Conference of the Parties to the Climate…

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Travel and Public Transport
From the international airport (Warsaw Chopin Airport) to the University of Warsaw
Direct connection by bus no. 175 (bus stop – Uniwersytet, 31 min.) or Taxi
From the train station (Warszawa Centralna) to the University of Warsaw
Direct connection by bus no. 175, 128 (bus stop – Uniwersytet, 11min.) or Taxi
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From 23 to 25 October 2019, the Fourth Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Conference in Warsaw aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and young researchers to share their experiences and research results about DRR.

The conference provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers and practitioners to present the most recent trends, practical challenges  and the solutions for natural DRR. The fourth conference will focus on local and regional problems and solutions highlighted in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-2030).

The conference will host several workshops addressing different areas related to DRR. Workshops are intended to serve as an intensive collaborative forum for exchanging ideas, theories and practise.

Session topics covered during the conference:

  • Theoretical and practical aspects
  • Paradigms and definitions