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Safe Athens 2017

Safe Athens 2017 successfully completed

"Safe Athens 2017 New Technologies & Civil Protection" conference, organized by the National Observatory of Athens, successfully completed.

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6.1 Earhquake in N. Aegean Sea

June 12th, 2017: 6.3 Earthquake in N. Aegean Sea - Summary

Earhquake and following phenomena

On June 12, 2006, 15:28, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake of 11 km focal depth was recorded by the Geodynamic Institute of Athens in the sea area between Chios and Lesbos islands. The earthquake caused by a 25-kilometer-long northwest-southeast underwater fault, very close to the southern coastline of Lesvos. The vibration became particularly noticeable in Lesvos and Chios, but also in Smyrna and Bursa.

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World Environment Day

June 5th: World Environment Day

The World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on June 5th each year and is the UN's principal vehicle for encouraging global information and action for the protection of our environment.

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Greece Flood Risk & Hazard Maps published (Directive 2007/60/EC)

Special Water Secretariat of the Ministry of Environment and Energy (EGY / RIS) publicates the Flood Risk and Hazard Maps for all water districts of the country within the scope of Directive 2007/60 / EC "Assessment and Flood Risk Management".

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Rhodes Debriefing Report

Rhodes, Oct. 7-12, 2016, Management of Disaster Victims Debriefing Report

A hands - on course on the Management of Disaster Victims was organized and took place in Rhodes (Greece) in the framework of the curricula of two masters degree programs by the School of Medicine and the Department of  Geology and Geoenvironment of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, in cooperation with the Municipality of Rhodes (Greece).

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