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Publish Date: 29 September 2015
Video address to the launch of the Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) initiative by Ms. Margareta Wahlström, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction
This is done through developing and/or strengthening capacity related to i) production, translation and communication of weather forecasts, hydrological forecasts, and impact-based warnings focusing on the end-users’ needs ; ii)...
CREWS resources contributes to the improvement of the Government of Chad’s early warning services for drought, flooding and other severe climate and weather-related events by enhancing the capacities of national...
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.
CREWS resources contributes to improvement of the Government of Togo’s early warning services for drought, flooding and other severe climate and weather events by enhancing the capacities of national services...
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 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.