Display agenda in GMT timezone
Tuesday, November 1st - 19:30 PM To 20:30 PM
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.