Early warning

Early warning

Alert and warning dissemination; end-to-end warning system; monitoring, analysis and forecasting; people-centred early warning system, policies and strategies.

Cover of the roadmap: radar tower
2022
This roadmap uses a series of progress models to measure Tunisia's Meteorological and Hydrological Service Providers’ capacities in several key areas: service delivery, observation and telecommunication, and modeling and forecasting.
World Bank, the
Aerial view of a crowded market in Sousse, Tunisia
A new report launched by the World Bank, the Government of Tunisia, and GFDRR examines ways to improve capabilities of Tunisia’s National Meteorological and Hydrological Services to support socio-economic development to save lives and livelihoods.
World Bank, the
The Japan Meteorological Agency will start releasing forecast information about linear rainbands, called “senjo kosuitai,” from June that could give the public major flooding warnings. “Once linear rainbands occur, they will likely lead to a disaster."
Asahi Shimbun Company, the
Scientists at Northern Illinois University continue to hone extended-range weather forecasting, identifying patterns halfway around the globe that will heighten the probability weeks later for hail- and tornado-producing storms in the United States.
Northern Illinois University
The first satellite-telemetered seismic station in Iloilo Province was inaugurated on 28 April 2022, as part of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology's commitment to set up 115 seismic stations.
Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology
Malawi anticipatory action: Process learning on trigger development
2022
This report offers lessons on the process of developing the trigger for the Malawi Anticipatory Action Framework and captures lessons on how AA pilots are being designed and implemented in real time.
Centre for Disaster Protection
Landslide on a mountain road, Philippines
Four months after PhilAWARE was handed over to the Philippines Office of Civil Defense (OCD), the national early warning system was put to the test a second time—and passed.
Pacific Disaster Center
G7 foreign minister, GermanynMay 2022
Foreign Ministers from G7 countries released a joint statement on humanitarian assistance, calling for governments to scale up anticipatory action, and increase financial support for early humanitarian action ahead of predicted hazards.
United Kingdom - government