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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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Mt. Everest avalanche: Is climate change to blame?

18 Apr 2014, LiveScience, TechMediaNetwork

'Studies suggest that rise in temperatures increase the likelihood of avalanches, such as the one on the Mt Everest, the world's tallest mountain, that has claimed 16 lives this month. Melting glaciers also lead to glacier lake outburst floods, and experts urge that 'an effective monitoring and warning system for critical glacial lakes is urgently needed,' reports Live Science...


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