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Storm Surge

Storm surge is water that is pushed toward the shore by the force of the winds swirling around the storm. A storm surge can come from a hurricane or an extra-tropical cyclone. source: NOAA-Hurricane Preparedness

The vital role of protected areas in climate disaster risk reduction

17 Nov 2014, UCS

The next step, as IUCN’s Radhika Murti, one of the co-authors of the Safe Havens report said here this week, is to 'get climate people talking with disaster people… Communities don’t differentiate between disasters and climate impacts. But pre-disaster conditions determine disaster impacts'...


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