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- A designed system that will ensure timely recognition of a threatening event and provide a reliable and timely warning and evacuation of the population at risk from dangerous flooding associated with large operational releases or dam failure. The designed system must address the five components of detection, decision making, notification, warning, and evacuation.
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- 24-hour warning point, Decision making, Early warning system feasibility, Evacuation, EWS, Implementation process, Integrated early warning system, notification, Operations and maintenance (O\&M), warning