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Early warnings need to be 'accessible, understandable' to work - Experts

12 Dec 2014, TRF

'It must be ensured that early warning information is accessible, understandable, acceptable and actionable to get a timely response by communities and relevant government agencies,' said Mandira Shrestha, a trans-boundary flood risk management specialist at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)...


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