WE WORK TO REDUCE INJURY, SAVE LIVES, AND ENCOURAGE SELF-RELIANCE BY EDUCATING INDIVIDUALS ABOUT THE EFFECTS OF NATURAL HAZARDS WORLDWIDE THROUGH DISASTER RISK REDUCTION ACTIVITIES BEFORE THE EVENT HAPPENS.

What is ‘In Harm’s Way’?

Forecasting

We know where most natural hazards will strike, but not when. Through geoscience research we can forecast who is most at risk and focus on these areas.

 

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Education

Most people at high risk of natural hazards do not know it or how to respond. Community-based education campaigns bridge this gap between what science can demonstrate is a significant risk and what those most at risk know and are prepared for.

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Implementation

Preparedness is achieved by Implementing disaster mitigation strategies, which results in resilience to natural hazards. Resilience is learning from past events and improving future protection.

 

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