Global early warning systems for natural hazards: systematic and people-centred.

  title={Global early warning systems for natural hazards: systematic and people-centred.},
  author={Reid Basher},
  journal={Philosophical transactions. Series A, Mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences},
  volume={364 1845},
  • Reid Basher
  • Published 2006 in
    Philosophical transactions. Series A…
To be effective, early warning systems for natural hazards need to have not only a sound scientific and technical basis, but also a strong focus on the people exposed to risk, and with a systems approach that incorporates all of the relevant factors in that risk, whether arising from the natural hazards or social vulnerabilities, and from short-term or long-term processes. Disasters are increasing in number and severity and international institutional frameworks to reduce disasters are being… CONTINUE READING
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