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Power Ministry and DRDO Sign MoU for Early Warning System

The Union Ministry of Power and the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up early warning systems for vulnerable hydro projects or power stations in the hilly regions. What is an early warning system? An early warning system (EWS) is an integrated system of: Hazard ..

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COP27: WMO unveils USD 3.1 billion action plan

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) recently released the Executive Action Plan of Early Warnings for All. What is the action plan all about? The Executive Action Plan of Early Warnings for All was released by during a roundtable meeting at the 27th Conference of Parties (COP27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. ..

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IMD to launch Impact-based Cyclone Warning System

The Director General of the Indian Meteorological Department Mrutunjay Mohapatra recently announced that the IMD is to launch “Impact based Cyclonic Warning Systems”. The system will help minimise economic losses and damages due to property in the intense weather system. About the new System The new system will provide district or location specific warnings. The ..

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Odisha to colloborate with Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) for disaster management

The Odisha government will collaborate with the Thailand-based Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) for strengthening its early warning services and enhancing preparedness for management of hazards in the State. The Odisha State Disaster Mitigation Authority (OSDMA) and RIMES would forge a partnership in the field of drought monitoring and early warning for different ..

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