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Early Warning

The set of capacities needed to generate and disseminate timely and meaningful warning information to enable individuals, communities and organizations threatened by a hazard to prepare and to act appropriately and in sufficient time to reduce the possibility of harm or loss

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10 years on, tsunami warning stumbles at the 'last mile'

21 Dec 2014, TRF

As the 10th anniversary of the disaster approaches, experts and officials say weaknesses remain across the region in a system designed to warn people and get them to safety. For millions in coastal areas, warnings don't always get through, thanks to bureaucratic confusion and geography...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action

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