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New paper: Scoping the potential of EEW in Aotearoa New Zealand

Just out: a new paper on the potential of earthquake early warning in Aotearoa New Zealand. The study investigated the perceptions of various sectors; including utilities, infrastructure, emergency management, health, and education. Perspectives from the multiple sectors showed that there are perceived benefits to having an EEW system. Benefits highlighted include (1) life-safety and health & safety, (2) psychological preparedness, (3) activation of emergency plans and situational assessment, and (4) organisational actions to reduce impacts and aid in response and recovery. Read more about it here: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2020.101765

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