South Sudan has become the 191st Member of WMO

South Sudan has become the 191st Member of WMO

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16 January 2013

South Sudan was admitted to the United Nations 14 July 2011. The Government of the United States of America, in its capacity as Depositary for the WMO Convention, received an instrument of accession to the Convention by the Government of South Sudan 14 November 2012. The Convention entered into force for South Sudan 14 December 2012.

The landlocked nation has a fragile natural environment and is vulnerable to extremes such as drought and flooding, exacerbated by desertification.

The website of the Government of the Republic of South Sudan

 

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