One of the earliest early warning systems
was invented by the ancient Mayans and it still works today.
Aside from early warning systems
, land use planning, investment in durable infrastructure, ecosystem protection and poverty reduction policies all potentially serve to reduce the impact of climate change, said Girardin and Wahlstrom, who is also UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's special representative on disaster risk reduction.
The ShakeAlert early warning system
is in development for the West Coast but lacks the funding to be completed and maintained.
Only a few earthquake-prone regions in the world have earthquake early warning systems
, the study authors said in the news release.
Soland learned that teachers and the early warning systems
were both quite accurate in predicting which students would drop out: Teachers were accurate 89% of the time when they predicted that a student would drop out of school; the early warning systems
were accurate 88% of the time.
They found that, while this may be true over a small range of earthquake sizes, it is unlikely to hold for the larger magnitudes, limiting its applicability for early warning systems
The phenomenon of early detection or early warning systems
within law enforcement agencies is a fairly new concept that has begun to spread more rapidly since Congress passed the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, which empowered the federal government to investigate and bring suit against those officers who routinely abused their authority.
World leaders pledged to set up an early warning system
in the Indian Ocean to detect killer tsunami waves.
The international community today is hardly in a position to avoid another genocide, as witnessed in Rwanda in 1994, despite the significant evolution of early warning systems
in recent years.
This fiscal year, USTDA was proud to host a Climate Information and Early Warning Systems
Training Program that introduced delegates from 12 African countries to early-warning systems for high-impact weather events.
Early warning systems
can help educators predict which students may be in danger of dropping out of high school by using indicators based on readily available school-level data (e.
A Karachi University statement, issued here on Saturday, said that was the first book on the theme of Early Warning published in Pakistan and contains detailed research chapters on the concept and its mechanisms, United Nations and Early Warning Systems
, Regional Organizations and Early Warning Mechanisms, Early Warning and Early Warning System
to Manage Drought Disaster in South Asia.