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Fostering relationships between governments and companies to strengthen cooperation, funding, compliance with regulatory and safety standards, and contribute to building the capacity and resilience of communities to disasters.

Using Watson IoT to predict natural disasters

25 Jul 2016, IOT

The Weather Company (TWC) will leverage parent company IBM’s Watson IoT platform to provide critical weather data to governments and businesses in underserved areas to better prepare for impending disasters. Armed with multiple sensors, TWC hopes to use these weather stations and cognitive computing power to provide localised forecasts for millions around the world.


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk
  • Indicator 4.3 [PDF, 93Kb]Economic and productive sectorial policies and plans have been implemented to reduce the vulnerability of economic activities
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