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Information Management

The collection, processing, organization and dissemination of information to support knowledge sharing for disaster risk reduction, including the development common terminology.

Why we have to face up to climate change

30 Nov 2015, UNISDR

As COP21 gets underway in Paris, Alasdair Hainsworth of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology looks towards the more immediate, short term hazards that communities face, saying that given the potential hazards posed by the 3rd strongest El Nino to date, there is a need to continue with the development of early warning systems that provide us with warnings of impending high impact weather events...

Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 2.2 [PDF, 109Kb]Systems are in place to monitor, archive and disseminate data on key hazards and vulnerabilities
  • Indicator 3.1 [PDF, 105Kb]Relevant information on disasters is available and accessible at all levels, to all stakeholders (through networks, development of information sharing systems etc)
  • Indicator 5.4 [PDF, 88Kb]Procedures are in place to exchange relevant information during hazard events and disasters, and to undertake post-event reviews

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