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Issue 04/2017

Dealing with known unknowns – and knowns

Preparing for catastrophes and mitigating their impact

Natural and industrial or accidental disasters can take many forms and have devastating human and material consequences. Some may be forecast, others not, and there may be a range of significantly different outcomes. Standardization activities by a number of IEC Technical Committees (TCs) and Subcommittees (SCs) may help warn of impending disasters as well as aid in assessing and mitigating their human and economic impact.