Early Warning

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.
International cooperation for developing countries to reduce their disaster risk and disaster losses - Key Messages
The focus of this year’s IDDRR is “Substantially enhance international cooperation to developing countries through adequate and sustainable support to complement their national actions for implementation of the present Framework by 2030.”
The Sendai Seven Campaign in 2021 - Concept Note
In 2021, the IDDRR focus is on Target f: “Substantially enhance international cooperation to developing countries through adequate and sustainable support to complement their national actions for implementation of the present Framework by 2030.
Rural village in Malawi
Scientists have developed a new approach for estimating seismic hazard in southern Malawi, a region in the East African Rift zone with minimal earthquake records.
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A new study led by USGS and Costa Rican researchers demonstrates how Earthquake Early Warning using smartphone technology can be both inexpensive and effective for millions of people.
A consortium with Deltares was selected by the Mozambique National Institute for Disaster Risk Management and Reduction (INGD) to strengthen preparedness.