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GC | Articles | Volume 3, issue 1
Geosci. Commun., 3, 49–70, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-49-2020
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Geosci. Commun., 3, 49–70, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-49-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 13 Mar 2020

Research article | 13 Mar 2020

Communicating complex forecasts: an analysis of the approach in Nepal's flood early warning system

Mirianna Budimir et al.

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Early warning systems for natural hazards have the potential to save lives and improve people's resilience to disasters. However, challenges remain in disseminating and communicating more complex warnings with longer lead times to decision makers and individuals at risk. Research was undertaken to analyse and understand the current flood early warning system in Nepal, considering available data and forecasts, information flows, early warning dissemination, and decision-making for early action.
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