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Jordan: Sirens and evacuations can't substitute education and communication

21 Nov 2018, Conversation Media Group, the

Modelling and modest infrastructure projects alone will not solve the lack of flood preparedness among Jordanians. Communication and the education of the public and authorities, informed by the outcomes of modelling, are the best techniques for achieving the level of cooperation required to reduce flood damages.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Supreme Council of Civil Defence, General Directorate of Civil Defence Disaster Management
  • Website: http://www.cdd.gov.jo/english/index.php
  • Contact:Director of Disaster Management Department
  • Phone:+962 775444907 +962795666364


  • National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    National Center for Security and Crisis Management
  • Website:
  • Contact:Operations And Plans Director
  • Phone:+962 657 773 78 +962 772 787 617
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