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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...
In Burkina Faso, CREWS improves hydrometeorological services for early warning for flood-related risks and risk information for agriculture, food security and anticipation of severe weather impacts.
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.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, CREWS improves weather forecasts for dissemination through different media; strengthens agro-meteorological information services; and provides extreme-weather warnings and services to urban flood-prone municipalities, aviation and fluvial navigation services.
In Mali, CREWS enhances hydro-meteorological observation, monitoring and impact forecasting services; improves the food security early warning system; establishes flood early warning services; and enhances civil protection response capacities.
The objectives of the project are to strengthen the ability of the Regional Specialised Meteorological Centre (RSMC Nadi) within the Fiji Meteorological Service to support other Pacific Islands; to enhance the capacity of the national hydrometeorological agencies of Pacific Island Countries and Territories to provide impact-based forecasts of extreme weather events (such as floods, droughts, cyclones and storms) and to enhance the effectiveness of Pacific Island and Regional Early Warning Systems for local and vulnerable populations.
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 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.
In the Caribbean, CREWS strengthens and streamlines regional and national systems and capacity related to weather forecasting, hydrological services, multi-hazard impact-based warnings and service delivery for enhanced decision-making.