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Muliagatele Filomena Nelson is the Climate Change Adaptation Advisor at the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme. She helps Pacific women become active participants in the process of international climate negotiations. 
Dr. Homolata Borah has been working towards reducing disaster risk for some of the most vulnerable communities living in the world’s largest inhabited river island of Majuli in the state of Assam in India.
CREWS
In response to the unprecedented volcano and tsunami, Kingdom of Tonga develops Tonga Mobile Applications Community MHEW and Response System (MACRES) through the CREWS Accelerated Support Window.
Ronald Jackson - UNDP Sára Csapó - UNDP
The last piece of this week’s blog series explores what if early warning systems are used to trigger the allocation of resources associated with social protection measures for preparedness and preventative actions in times of crisis?
The primary goal of disaster risk reduction is prevention. But when that is not possible, then it is important to minimize the harm to people, assets and livelihoods through early warning systems.
To ensure access to early action for all, more needs to be done to scale up the approach, in particular by involving the private sector.
Beth Allen - UNDP Boukje Kistemake - UNDP
This blog reflects on the implications of structural inequalities for early warning, and in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the affordability of early action for all.
Sára Csapó - UNDP Giordano Margaglio - UNDP
This blog story presents a scenario in which early warning systems become the path to preparedness for the next pandemic.
Ioana Creitaru - UNDP Beth Allen - UNDP
This blog explores how, in an uncertain world of fast-changing hazards, technological innovation can pave the road to a future where every person is protected by an early warning system.
“I realized I can add value and help as a woman”. Moana Kioa is the Principal Assistant Secretary for Disaster Risk Management at the National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) in Tonga.