Enhancing Resilience through Early Warning Systems - An Approach to Disaster Risk Reduction

13 Aug 2020 13 Aug 2020
Mr Prasoon Singh

TERI, in collaboration with National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), is organizing a webinar to launch Flood Early Warning System developed for predicting urban floods in the city of Guwahati, Assam.

On 13th August 2020, 15:00 - 17:00 hrs IST

The two hours discussion will focus on the following aspects followed by the Launch of Flood Early Warning System developed for predicting urban floods for Guwahati City,

  • How science-based tools on risks assessments can be used by policy makers to manage disasters?
  • How do we design specific communication products/tools to meet the stakeholders’ specific needs?
  • How can scientific knowledge regarding disaster and climate risks be enhanced to support effective communication and trigger adaptation actions by individuals?
  • How can an effective data sharing and communication strategy for managing and averting disasters are integrated in the developmental policy or measures?

Flood warning

Contact Details

Mr Prasoon Singh
Associate Fellow
Centre for Global Environment Research
Earth Science and Climate Change
Email: Prasoon.Singh@teri.res.in

Urban floods
Climate change
Climate science
Climate communication
Disaster management

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