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CREWS's overall objective is to substantially reduce disaster mortality by 2030 and to significantly increase access to early warnings and risk information in LDCs and SIDS (Sendai Framework for DRR Target A and Target G).

CREWS measures its impact against three global agreements through a results-based framework:

  • the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • the Paris Climate Change Agreement
  • the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 – 2030

Effectiveness of Early Warning Systems

Existing Early Warning Reviews and Assessments
Standards of Effective Early Warning Systems

General standards and guidelines

By Early Warning Components:
Disaster Risk Knowledge / Risk-informed system design

Detection, monitoring, analysis and forecasting of the hazards and possible consequences / Monitoring and warning service

Warning dissemination and communication / Communication and dissemination

Preparedness and response capabilities / Ability to respond