Early warning systems need to be handle multiple disasters. The recent heavy rains and winds that claimed many lives have highlighted the importance of revisiting the early warning system of the country. It is need to continuously keep an eye of the effectiveness of the early warning systems. The strengthening of the community capacity for early warning is of paramount importance.
Visit to read an interesting article on early warning systems: "The boy who cried wolf! " co-authored by the author of this blog.
Safer Cities 18: The Boy Who Cried, “Wolf!” or Why a Community-based Alert System is a good idea, June 2007