The collection, processing, organization and dissemination of information to support knowledge sharing for disaster risk reduction, including the development common terminology.
2 Feb 2016, Inside Climate News
By using climate forecasts created by the NOAA, FEMA has begun pre-positioning resources before a disaster strikes. 'In terms of preparedness and response, intelligence is the currency of the realm. Climate projections are a piece of the puzzle as valuable as any communications intelligence, or first-person intelligence. Without them, we won't have the full picture,' said Richard Spinrad, the chief scientist for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...
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