Red Cross/ Red Crescent Climate Centre

IFRC EW/EA Guidelines

02/08/2011

Please download here Early Warning -> Early Action: A Regional Guideline for Effective Engagement in Early Warning Systems, produced by the South East Asia Regional Office.

The purpose of this guideline is to provide guidance to the National Societies on effectively enhancing and supporting Early Warning Systems (EWS) in their respective countries, particularly at the community level. This publication is meant to identify the current roles and responsibilities of National Society at various levels, including volunteers, and identify how these positions could be enhanced to promote EWS. This guideline is also meant to promote EWS advocacy and awareness raising, identify challenges for end-to-end EWS, and encourage the building of capacity for community-level EWS activities.