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ShakeAlert depends on a massive network of seismic detectors distributed around the West Coast that pick up initial earthquake shaking.
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This Working Paper Series is specially made to facilitate the dissemination of the work of IRDR NCs, ICoEs, YS and institutions and individual experts that IRDR considers relevant to its mission and research agenda.
Integrated Research on Disaster Risk
Tsunami warning signs along the Pacific coastline in California
The enormous eruption of the underwater volcano in Tonga, Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai, triggered a tsunami that reached countries all around the Pacific rim, even causing a disastrous oil spill along 21 beaches in Peru.
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Resource guides

This collection comprises mid-term assessment reports for the IDNDR presented at the 1994 Yokohama World Conference.
Words into Action
Implementation guides for the Sendai Framework
Learning from Past Disasters

In August 1999, an earthquake in the city of Izmit killed thousands and left hundreds of thousands homeless


The Cannes Climathon 2021 explored innovative climate solutions and disaster risk reduction strategies.
Welthungerhilfe Pakistan Country Director Aisha Jamshed tells PreventionWeb about the Start Network’s anticipatory action in Pakistan, and the importance of community involvement, forecasting, and coordination with donors.
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030