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New Year’s Eve – a test for SMS-based Mass Alerting

Telcos are consciously gearing up to with stand the “flash-crowd” New Year’s Eve SMS loads. Pushing the SMS loads at the mean time of 00:00:00 plus or minus a minute is stressful. SMS Controllers (SMSC) have to handle the massive burst. How does this relate to mass alerting? LINREasia’s thinking, the same as the Sri […]

LIRNEasia’s 3rd Disaster Risk Reduction Public Lecture: Beyond Tsunamis

LIRNEasia’s thinking, right along, has been, if one is prepared to appropriately warn of rapid onset tsunamis then they are quite ready for all-hazards. Then why did the already established warning centre fail on 2011 November 21. Preparation, Warning, and Response are three linked components of the Disaster Management life-cycle common to all-hazards. Development of […]

Thailand tsunami evacuation drills observed by Sri Lanka disaster chief

Thailand continues with its program of tsunami evacuation drills.   This website has reported on the evacuation drills organized by Sarvodaya and LIRNEasia as part of the pilot project.   We will be pleased to disseminate information about the government’s drills as well.   ThaisNews On Thursday 26 July, we had our Special report at the […]

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