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Proceedings of the WMO/UNESCO sub-forum on science and technology in support of natural disaster reduction, 6-8 July 1999, Geneva, Switzerland


This document summarizes the outcomes of the sub-forum on science and technology in support of natural disaster reduction, held as part of the IDNDR Programme Forum 1999. It provides comprehensive discussion and analysis of scientific and technical measures, such as early warning systems, that can be effectively used in disaster risk management.

The document discusses the possibilities of using meteorology, science and technology to mitigate the impact of natural hazards such as storm and storm surge, drought, forest fire, cold and heat waves, earthquake, landslide, avalanche, tsunami, volcano, cyclone and flood.

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  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Early Warning
  • Hazards:Avalanche, Cold Wave, Cyclone, Drought, Earthquake, Flood, Heat Wave, Land Slide, Storm Surge, Tsunami, Volcano, Wild Fire

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/31471

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