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Youth-led disaster alerts protect Sri Lankan tsunami village

2 Mar 2015, TRF

'Our aim was to keep people notified of potential dangers,' said the Peraliya Community Early Warning Centre manager Roshan Waduthantri. A new global plan to reduce the risk of disasters, due to be adopted in Japan this month, will state that children and youth should be given the space and means to contribute to keeping their communities safe...


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