On 2nd June is “Heat Action Day”

On 2nd June is “Heat Action Day”

The action day under the motto #BeatTheHeat is intended to raise awareness of the dangers posed by extreme heat and show simple ways to deal with future heatwaves. Interested groups are called upon to take part in the day with local actions. The “Heat Action...
DWD Newsletter about attribution studies

DWD Newsletter about attribution studies

By analyzing observation data and climate model simulations, it is now possible to make statements about the frequency and intensity of weather events. This works on the basis of attribution research, which investigates the extent to which man-made climate change...
End of extreme Drought in Germany

End of extreme Drought in Germany

According to researchers at the Helmholtz Center, the extreme drought in the soil since 2018 has been particularly challenging in northern and eastern Germany and has caused serious damage down to the deeper soil layers. A drought is an extreme event that has not...
New topic page “Space Hazards”

New topic page “Space Hazards”

In keeping with the theme of our last newsletter “Space hazards”, we now also have a dedicated page. The page summarises the information from our newsletter and provides an exciting overview of the various dangers from space. You can access the topic page...
Delegation Visit from China

Delegation Visit from China

Last Friday, November 3, 2023, the DKKV had a delegation visit from the Ministry of Emergency Management from China to the office in Bonn. DKKV Managing Director, Dr. Benni Thiebes, presented the history of the organization and civil protection in Germany. He also...