As Europe battles an unprecedented heatwave, Professor David Alexander underlines the importance of disaster preparedness, mitigation and response and argues there is still time to create a Europe that minimises suffering, rather than ignores it. Continue reading Blowing Hot and Cold: Natural Hazard Response in Europe
Amandine Crespy asks if the EU has served to enhance social cohesion on the continent, and whether or not it should do in the future. Continue reading Can and Should the EU do more to tackle social inequality within and among member countries? That’s the question.￼
Professor David Alexander of the UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction argues for better preparedness against the disasters of the future in Europe. Continue reading Disaster Response in Europe – What Next?
Helen Chatterjee discusses the urgency for using interdisciplinary approaches to tackle the social determinants of health. Continue reading How can community assets, creative health partnerships and social prescribing tackle health inequalities?
Matthew Flinders offers five explanations for the UK’s relative ‘shambolic and bumbling response’ to Covid-19 in comparison to Germany. Continue reading Comparing Covid responses in the UK and Germany: Part I, the UK