A review of studies on community based early warning systems

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Margaret Macherera; Moses J. Chimbari;

Community-based early warning systems involve community driven collection and analysis of information that enable warning messages to help a community to react to a hazard and reduce the resulting loss or harm. Most early warning systems are designed at the national or ... View more
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