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Philippines: Communities use techonology for typhoon safety drill

9 Dec 2016, PIA, Philippines - gov

A close to real-life scenario drill was conducted to empower communities on how to use available weather information as early warning of an impending disaster. The use of color-coded flags illustrate the locally decoded warning signals from data generated to keep the residents updated on the status of an impending typhoon or flood.





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