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Tuesday, November 1st - 19:30 PM To 20:30 PM

Preventing disasters, reporting on Mexico and Chile’s seismic risks and what can be done

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Desciption

Human and economic costs derived from disasters are significant around the globe. Mexico and Chile have an upfront experience dealing with earthquakes which have resulted in the development of several science-based measures to diminish risks like construction standards and early warning systems. But for these measures to be useful, citizens need to be informed about them and how to use them properly. we will discuss the role and responsibility journalists have in addressing disaster preparedness, the science behind preventive measures and how citizens can use this information to better protect themselves.

Speakers

Laura Vargas Parada
Laura Vargas Parada

Freelance Science writer, scriptwriter and presenter

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Patricia Luna
Patricia Luna

Journalist , communicator and correspondent. French TV network, France24

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Laura Vargas Parada
Laura Vargas Parada

Freelance Science writer, scriptwriter and presenter

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Patricia Luna
Patricia Luna

Journalist , communicator and correspondent. French TV network, France24

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