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Definition(s)

Any series of procedures and devices designed to detect sudden or potential threats to persons, property or the environment at the first sign of danger; especially a system utilizing radar technology. (Source: GEMET/RHW)
Early warning systems provide timely and actionable warnings that protect the population against the immediate threat and consequences of natural or man-made disasters (in particular of extreme climate events such as heat waves, forest fires, floods and droughts). ( draft based on CLIM-WARN)

Hierarchy

Related terms:
emergency intervention system
emergency procedure
emergency measure

In other languages

French
système d'alerte rapide
Russian
система раннего оповещения
Spanish
نظام إنذار مبكر
Chinese, Simplified
预警系统
Arabic
نظام إنذار مبكر

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with early warning system

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Cartagena Protocol
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents
ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution