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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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Youth-led disaster alerts protect Sri Lankan tsunami village

2 Mar 2015, TRF

'Our aim was to keep people notified of potential dangers,' said the Peraliya Community Early Warning Centre manager Roshan Waduthantri. A new global plan to reduce the risk of disasters, due to be adopted in Japan this month, will state that children and youth should be given the space and means to contribute to keeping their communities safe...


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

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