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In the West Africa Region, CREWS strengthens regional entities to engage with national hydrometeorological agencies in the region to improve risk information and early warning services at national level.
The main objectives of the project are: (i) to strengthen contribution of (multi-hazard) Early Warning System (EWS) to the reduction in risks and losses through enhanced capacities to measure and...
The project objective is to enhance the adaptive capacity and climate resilience of communities and economic sectors in five countries of the South-West Indian Ocean region.
In Papua New Guinea, CREWS builds the capacity of the national meteorological agency and strengthens its cooperation with key sectoral ministries, departments and other stakeholders for agriculture, disaster management, energy and infrastructure.
In the Multi-Hazard Early Warning Conference, CREWS guided investments for effective, impact-based, multi-hazard early warning systems; defined the approach to establish national baselines on early warning systems to be used by government agencies to report on advances in early warning efforts as contemplated in the Sendai framework, the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and increases capacities of LDC and SIDS to address multi-hazards effectively.
In the Caribbean, CREWS aimed to assess the effectiveness of Caribbean early warning systems by identifying critical gaps during the 2017 hurricane season in the areas of meteorology and hydrology, disaster management, and gender, to reassess and validate priority investments for CREWS and other initiatives.