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Bridging forecast verification and humanitarian decisions: A valuation approach for setting up action-oriented early warnings
Empirical evidence shows that acting on early warnings can help humanitarian organizations reduce losses, damages and suffering while reducing costs. Available forecasts of extreme events can provide the information required ...
Assessing the performance of global hydrological models for capturing peak river flows in the Amazon basin
(Copernicus Publications, 2019)
Abstract. Extreme flooding impacts millions of people that live within the Amazon floodplain. Global hydrological models (GHMs) are frequently used to assess and inform the management of flood risk, but knowledge on the ...
Attribution of Amazon floods to modes of climate variability: A review
(John Wiley & Sons, 2020)
Anomalous conditions in the oceans and atmosphere have the potential to beused to enhance the predictability of flood events, enabling earlier warnings toreduce risk. In the Amazon basin, extreme flooding is consistently ...
Evaluation of early action mechanisms in Peru regarding preparedness for El Niño
(Beijing Normal University Press, 2019)
In this article, we provide an impact evaluation of an intervention in Peru regarding preparedness for El Niño impacts in Picsi District of Chiclayo Province in Peru’s northwestern coastal Lambayeque region. This effort ...