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16-18 October 2003 Bonn, Germany
Data Base
Early Warning
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International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
Federal Foreign Office


Data Base

Welcome to the Inventory of Early Warning Systems
This inventory provides profound information on Existing Early Warning Systems (EWS) of natural disasters including:

  • An institutional contact
  • The method of monitoring and warning
  • The conditions that trigger a warning
  • The way warnings are communicated
  • The response to warnings in the past
  • The early warning history
This information shall help politicians, decision makers and scientists in the field of Early Warning and disaster management as well as scientists to incorporate early warning into policies and disaster management.