Topic: Early Warning Systems

The IFRC Alert Hub Initiative Spurs Innovation for Effective Emergency Alerting.

An amazing surge of innovations in emergency alerting is happening now to ensure accurate and actionable emergency alerts reach communities around the world. New communications technology and international standards have tremendously improved all-media and all-hazard public warnings that can save lives and livelihoods.   As part of its long-standing ambitions to ensure that ‘last mile’ …

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Berkeley Disaster Lab Academics Mobilize AI Solutions to Confront Climate Change Disruptions.

“Sixty percent of the twenty-five countries most affected by climate change are affected by conflicts and wars. Climate hazard adaptation is lacking in the humanitarian landscape*.” Patrick Youssef, Regional Director, Africa, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).   Navigating uncertainty and ambiguity.   Humanitarian Assistance is facing new pressures and disruptions from the triple …

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