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Publish Date: 11 December 2019
Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Disaster Risk Reduction Mami Mizutori is a panelist at the CREWS High Level Event, held in the Benelux and Euopean Bank...
Publish Date: 12 December 2019
Least Developed Countries and Small Island Developing States benefit from better weather and climate information A global initiative to strengthen early warning systems and climate resilience in the most vulnerable...
Publish Date: 12 November 2019
Contact: Flash floods are among the world’s deadliest natural disasters with more than 5 000 lives lost annually. Their social, economic and environmental impacts are significant. Accounting for approximately 85%...
Publish Date: 3 October 2019
77 countries committed to cut greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, while 70 countries announced they will either boost their national action plans by 2020 or have started the process of doing so, according to the summit organizers .
Publish Date: 24 September 2019
Tropical cyclones are a regular hydro-meteorological hazard in the Pacific region, with the associated heavy rainfall, flash floods, landslides, high seas and winds causing loss of life and major socio-economic...
Publish Date: 18 September 2019
Investments in early warning systems not only save lives and assets ten times their cost, but also have a potential of avoiding losses worth $ 3-16 billion per year and...
Publish Date: 15 May 2019
The CREWS 2018 Annual Report highlights the results achieved in 8 countries and regional projects. Through investment of USD 32 million, CREWS projects supported country partners to improve their weather forecasting and climate prediction capacities, strengthen institutional collaboration among early warning agencies, engage communities to map flood risk and advise farmers on crop section for a rainier season.
Publish Date: 1 July 2019
CREWS Caribbean is a US$5.5 million project financed by the Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) initiative – a global initiative to significantly increase the capacity to generate and communicate effective, impact-based, multi-hazard, gender-informed early warnings to protect lives, livelihoods, and assets. The global CREWS Implementing Partners include: The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), The World Bank (WB) / Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR).
Publish Date: 10 June 2019
Luxembourg Minister Carole Dieschbourg addresses the Eighteenth World Meteorlogical Congress