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News From Germany: Climate Crisis, Afghanistan, Veteran Care & More

Evacuees from Kabul sit inside a military aircraft in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on August 17, before reaching their final destination in Germany/Marc Tessensohn/Bundeswehr/Getty Images Bundeswehr administrative assistance in the flood disaster areas in Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine-Westphalia Following the devastating floods in the west and south-west of Germany on 15 July …

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Climate Emergency: Montenegro Air Force Keep Citizens & Landscapes Safe

Article in original language (Montenegrin) below. Montenegrin Army Air Force helicopters spent over 130 hours in the fight against fires in Montenegro, dropping tens of tons of water. Three Bell 412 helicopters extinguished flames from the North to the South of the country, thus saving the lives and households of …

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We Have a Problem – But We Can Be Part of the Solution!

Photo: DBwV In recent weeks, several European countries and regions have been wrecked by apocalyptic floods and forest fires. Once again, we are painfully confronted with the destructive effects of climate change. There is no longer any doubt that these situations will occur more and more often. In 2019, the …

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Climate Emergency: Climate Challenges and the Danish Defense

The Danish emergency preparedness is built around the Danish Emergency Management Agency, the Home Guard, the police and the military. (The Home Guard and the Danish Emergency Management Agency belong to the Ministry of Defence’s area of ​​responsibility). For instance, soldiers from local barracks have helped in floods by supplying …

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Climate Emergency: Deployment of Belgian Military During Flooding

During the night of 14  July, the water level of the River Meuse in the southern part of Belgium and its tributaries rose rapidly. Many inhabitants spoke of a tsunami. Residents of a dozen or so municipalities were taken by surprise and fled in a hurry. Others were stuck in …

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Climate Change and Military Activities

Conflict and Environment Observatory (CEOBS) published on 16 June the article “The military’s contribution to climate change” with the aim of analysing how military activities contribute to Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. To begin with, energy use at military bases and fuel use from the operation of military equipment, such as …

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