Early Warning

This paper studies how data is collected and created to support the implementation of Impact Forecasts and Warnings (IFWs).
Climate change increases massive storm surges, which may be more than Venice’s flood control system can handle.
A man rows his boat off the coast of Dili, East Timor
The Green Climate Fund has approved a USD 21.7 million project to support the establishment of end-to-end climate information services and multi-hazard early warning systems in Timor-Leste. Eighty percent of Timorese are expected to directly benefit.
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Cyclone Idai, which hit Zimbabwe on March 14, 2019, left immeasurable destruction of unprecedented magnitude in its wake. Questions were raised in the aftermath on the strength of the disaster risk reduction legislation and institutions in Zimbabwe.
Climate.gov is the nation’s leading online resource for advancing climate literacy and building resilience to climate impacts. The improved Climate.gov is an asset for families, communities, and businesses.
Researchers investigate the factors that affected decisions to evacuate during and after the 2018 Montecito debris flow.
An oral history of tsunamis from the First Nations complements computer modelling for tsunami risk in Vancouver Island.
Kathmandu main square flooded with water after heavy monsoon rain (2012)
This joint initiative aims to enhance the capacities of vulnerable groups and communities in three countries to cope with disasters by increasing their access to early warning messages and strengthening their ability to act on them.
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The $5.5 million project aims to reduce the impacts of disasters caused by hazards by increasing the utilization of early warning and risk information in Cambodia and Lao PDR.
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This paper analyzes current practices and policies involving Baguio City's flood early warning system in an effort to make it gender-transformative and people-centric.