Early warning of disaster risks means better response and prevention

Hoàng Đức Cường, Deputy Director of the General Department of Meteorology and Hydrology at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, talks to the Vietnam News Agency about the importance of establishing an early warning system associated with impact forecasting.

Impact-based forecasting focuses on potential impacts, rather than traditional weather information as the central information. The core question that impact-based forecasting seeks to answer is what impacts hydrometeorology is likely to have on various sectors such as agriculture, transport, tourism, and aquaculture.

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