Shanghai Expo 2010 MeteoWorld Pavilion and Multi-Hazard Early Warning System

Shanghai Expo 2010 MeteoWorld Pavilion and Multi-Hazard Early Warning System

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30 May 2011

The overwhelming success of the MeteoWorld Pavilion, which attracted more than 815 000 visitors during the Shanghai World Expo 2010, increased public awareness of the critical role of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services in urban planning, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and sustainable development.

The Multi-Hazard Early Warning System developed jointly by the China Meteorological Administration and the World Meteorological Organization ensured the provision of full meteorological services during the six-month Expo. These facilitated the smooth operation of high-profile events like the opening ceremony and guaranteed the safety and well-being of hundreds of thousands visitors. >>More

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