Type: Awareness material

Early Warning Systems for Landslides

This ‘Warnings Briefing Note’ focuses on ‘Early Warning Systems for Landslides: The necessity of a systematic and bottom-up approach.’

Dam Safety

Dams plays a vital role in different countries overall infrastructure. Dam infrastructure can be affected by natural hazards, man-made threats, as well as an imbalance between resources invested and a dam’s age. In several regions ageing infrastructure increases the particular risks of dam breaks and cascading events.

Risk Communication

Risk communication refers to the exchange of real-time information, advice and opinions between experts and people facing threats to their health, economic or social well-being. The ultimate purpose of risk communication is to enable people at risk to take informed decisions to protect themselves and their loved ones. Available in EN and DE.

Chemical hazards – 4th Gen Agents

Guidance which was developed by different agencies as part of ongoing preparedness for all hazards and is intended to inform decisions, protect emergency responders, and support response operations if an incident ever occurs involving a fourth generation agent (FGA, also known as A-series or Novichok nerve agents), such as the one used in the United …

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Warning Briefing Note Series

UCL Warning Research Center, supported by the Global Disaster Preparedness Center/IFRC and in collaboration with the Anticipation Hub, launches the ‘Warning Briefing Note Series’ that addresses key aspects of warnings, covering state-of-the-art, key issues, examples, resources and recommendations to aid those working on policy and practice. Available topics Enhancing Warnings – Developing and supporting effective …

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