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Country profiles - Poland

Vademecum - Civil Protection


Population: 38,482,919 (July 2009 est.)
Capital: Warsaw
Area: 312,679 km²

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Temperate with cold, cloudy, moderately severe winters with frequent precipitation; mild summers with frequent showers and thunder showers

Types of disasters

Floods, droughts, hurricanes, epidemics, forest fires, man-made disasters ieindustrial catastrophes, blackouts, snow storms, landslides, earthquakes in the Silesian region

List of emergencies