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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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Preventing the spread of desert locust swarms

27 May 2016, CTA

To control locust swarms, vulnerable countries use remote sensing technology and ground surveys to identify and eliminate locust breeding areas. Now, some experts think drone technology could provide survey and control teams with an inexpensive and efficient method of searching for these destructive insects.


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

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