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‘Early warning must reach the last metre. The last mile is not enough’

15 May 2019, Red Cross / Red Crescent Climate Centre

The Second Multi-Hazard Early Warning Conference (MHEWC) organized by the World Meteorological Organization ended in Geneva yesterday with what the WMO called a “take-home message” that science, technology and big data can save lives, “but communication is key”.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Swiss National Platform for Natural Hazards, PLANAT (PLANAT)
  • Website: http://www.planat.ch/en/home/
  • Contact:Managing Director
  • Phone:+41 (0)58 464 17 81 +41 791 725 405


  • National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Swiss National Platform for Natural Hazards, PLANAT (PLANAT)
  • Website: http://www.planat.ch/en/home/
  • Contact:Managing Director
  • Phone:+41 (0)58 464 17 81 +41 791 725 405


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Swiss National Platform for Natural Hazards, PLANAT (PLANAT)
  • Website: http://www.planat.ch/en/home/
  • Contact:Managing Director
  • Phone:+41 (0)58 464 17 81 +41 791 725 405

Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.