Canada announces $10 million to support investments in Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS)

Canada announces $10 million to support investments in Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS)

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2 December 2015

Today, speaking at the launch of the Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS), the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced Canada’s contribution of $10 million to support the improvement early warning systems in some of the most vulnerable communities.

Canada’s contribution will be delivered through the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to improve Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems in developing countries, particularly the small island developing states and least developed countries. These systems have been proven to reduce loss of life and economic hardship caused by meteorological hazards such as tropical cyclones, floods, severe storms, forest fires, and heat waves. Read more >>

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