HOST(S): Tonkin + Taylor
Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 11 Aug 2020 Location: Online event
Early warning systems are a major component in disaster risk reduction. Despite forecasting system advances, hydro-meteorological and geo-hazards continue to claim thousands of lives, while wreaking irreparable damage upon homes, businesses and critical infrastructure.
Research advancements have rapidly improved data observation, modelling and the analysis of natural hazards forecasting for disaster risk reduction. Unfortunately, many of these advances have not been tailored to benefit communities at risk. Forecasts are only as good as the language and method used in communicating to affected communities.
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Time: 1.00 - 1.45 (Auckland, Wellington)
Short URL: https://www.preventionweb.net/go/72905