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21 Aug 2007 description
report UN News Service

Les systèmes d'alerte précoce sont le meilleur moyen de sauver des vies et doivent être mis en oeuvre au niveau local, rappelle aujourd'hui l'agence des Nations Unies chargée de la prévention des catastrophes naturelles, alors que l'ouragan Dean est arrivé au Yucatan, au Mexique.

« Les systèmes d'alerte précoce permettent aux populations d'évacuer à l'avance et de se mettre à l'abri.

21 Aug 2007 description
report UN News Service

Early warning systems are the most efficient way to save lives in disasters such as Hurricane Dean now rampaging across Mexico and need to be further enhanced at local levels, the United Nations body seeking to mitigate their impact said today.

"Early warning systems allow populations to evacuate ahead of time and take shelter in emergency and safer buildings," UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) Director Salvano Briceño stressed in a statement.

"They give Governments enough time to protect critical infrastructures such as power plants and water …