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Disaster App for the Pacific – If you live in the Pacific this is a must have

Pacific Disaster Centre (PDC) uses information, science, and technology to enable effective evidence-based decision making and to promote disaster risk reduction concepts and strategies. The Centre provides multi-hazard warning and decision support tools to facilitate informed decision making and critical information sharing, supporting appropriate and effective actions. PDC also conducts advanced risk assessments that integrate hazard exposure with socio-economic factors for vulnerability and capacity, so the disproportionate impact on populations can be better understood, and then mitigated through improved preparedness and planning processes.

You may want to begin exploring the site by learning more about the free apps and tools, such as:

  • Disaster Alert, mobile application for iOS and Android devices
  • Global Hazards Atlas, publicly available disaster monitoring and early warning interactive map
  • Weather Wall, daily world weather and disaster news posting site

For more information please visit www.pdc.org

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Asia Pacific Fire, Editor