In light of the challenges imposed by climate change, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock emphasized the crucial need for strong disaster management.
During her summer tour in the town of Germersheim in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, the politician affiliated with the Green Party spoke about her country’s awareness that crises do not only affect the borders of Germany and Europe. She pointed to the tragedy that occurred in the Ahr River valley in the region during the year 2021 due to the devastating floods.
During her visit to the German Federal Agency for Technical Relief, Perbook learned about the operation of amphibious vehicles and engaged in conversations with the agency’s staff.
The German Foreign Minister calls for disaster management
The German Minister said:
“We have an urgent need to quickly address the climate crisis, which calls for a strong disaster management and an enhancement of volunteerism in our country.”
Perpukh added that the agency’s work is also not overlooked in Ukraine, where they suffer from Russian aggressive attacks.
She expressed her hope that the world would avoid further future crises; however, she emphasized the importance of Germany being prepared to tackle these potential challenges.
Peribuk has emphasized that politicians should continue to support voluntary commitment and reduce bureaucratic obstacles to ensure the ability to take effective and swift cross-border actions in potential emergencies.
On its part, Germany pledges to enhance global efforts to address the impacts of climate change and prepare for future challenges with a spirit of cooperation and responsibility.
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