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Publish Date:
11 May 2021

Geneva, 11 May 2021: The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated impacts of extreme weather and climate change in vulnerable countries but also highlighted the need to build resilience against a multitude of hazards through better early warnings and risk information.

This is one of...

Publish Date:
20 April 2021

2021 must be the year for climate action – “the make it or break it year,” said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the launch of WMO’s ...

Publish Date:
29 March 2021

A successful four-year project in East Africa has demonstrated how improved weather, water and climate services save lives and livelihoods and support socio-economic development of vulnerable communities.

The ...

Publish Date:
8 March 2021

To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March 2021, WMO is showcasing the results of a special survey on Women in the Flash Flood Guidance System (FFGS) Project with Global Coverage.

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Publish Date:
19 February 2021

The world can transform its relationship with nature and tackle the climate, biodiversity and pollution crises together to secure a sustainable future and prevent future pandemics, according to a new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) that offers a comprehensive blueprint for future action.

The report, Making Peace with Nature, lays out the gravity of these three environmental crises by drawing on global assessments, including those from the ...