HYOGO FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES & ISSUES HAZARDS PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
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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

As volcano awakens, Philippines 'zero casualty' record faces test

20 Oct 2014, TRF

According to Albay Governor Joey Salceda, the focus on ensuring 'zero casualties' during disasters involves using a wide range of strategies, including risk mapping, comprehensive land use plans, early warning systems, evacuation planning and pre-emptive evacuations – such as that now happening with the volcano threat...


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

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