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Tsunami: Walking the last mile together on early warning

ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee

Asia-Pacific remains highly disaster prone, despite progress being made in building resilience. Critical gaps remain in early warning and additional investments are required particularly at the local level. 'Reaching the most vulnerable people and remote communities at the ‘last mile’ with timely warnings is critical' added Ms. Sirimanne...

  • Critics warn over COP 20’s ‘vague’ final agreement

    SciDevNet

    'First, there needs to be much more support for bottom-up adaptation on the communities’ own terms but with the external support they are requesting. Second, what is needed is much better integration of adaptation into disaster risk reduction and development processes...

  • Risk toolkit for Solomon Islands

    Solomon Times

    'This kit will have a range of tools for community, provincial, and government-level planners,including risk screening guidelines that help determine risks surrounding a project,' said MDPAC Risk Resilient Development Officer, Jack Filiomea...

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