Briefing Paper: Preparedness and Early Warning Systems

Project: Learning Project 11th October 2017

The Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Programme (DEPP) is investing in improving early warning, preparedness planning and communication mechanisms of national and local governments, humanitarian agencies and communities to achieve greater coordination between stakeholders and increased response capacity at the local level.

This briefing paper outlines the key successes, challenges and learnings on how the DEPP is contributing to developing preparedness and early warning systems. This short piece is based on the 2016 DEPP Learning Report which can be found here.


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