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Using space-based technologies to improve disaster management and provide data for DRR

Africa analysis: The need for flood forecasting system

16 Feb 2015, SciDevNet

An African flood forecasting system could help mitigate suffering from catastrophic floods, writes Linda Nordling for SciDevNet, in a call for political will to implement flood early warning systems with urgency, and to develop and resource national disaster plans in Africa...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 2.1 [PDF, 116Kb]National and local risk assessments based on hazard data and vulnerability information are available and include risk assessments for key sectors
  • 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)

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