What is CREWS

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What is CREWS

CREWS is a mechanism that funds Least Developed Countries (LDC) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) for risk informed early warning services, implemented by 3 partners, based on clear operational procedures.


CREWS Operations

Improving risk knowledge through identification of risks

  • Analysing relevant natural hazards and related risks
  • Understanding vulnerable groups

Modernizing hydrometeorological infrastructure

  • The observing network
  • Data, information and communication systems
  • Modelling and forecasting software

Improving dissemination and communication of actionable warnings

  • Consistent warning dissemination
  • Multiple communication channels
  • Tailored warnings
Modernize regional hydrometeorological centre
Developing linkages with sectors and communities by tailoring services and products

Strengthening capacity and manangement to improve collaboration accross borders

  • Impact-based forecasts and warning from global and regional data and tools
  • Training for seasonal regional climate forums
  • Tailored warnings
Integrate into global services and agenda