In 2020, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) launched a large discussion with partner institutes about a phenomenon observed by all: the resurgence of confusion between Earthquake Early Warning, Aftershock Forecast, and Predictions, which frequently led to the circulation of misinformation about earthquakes.
Women are not vulnerable in itself and hurricanes, megafires or floods are not misogynistic: a foregone conclusion that should not make us forgetting that we are not all affected equally by natural or man-made disasters. Understanding how gender inequalities drive disaster impacts, and vice versa, is the only way to implement effective policies for building a strong and inclusive resilience.
Requests for Assistance in 2021
Last January 2022, the Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO) published a Daily Map that shows all the Requests for Assistance in 2021 (in the frame of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism) in the world.