Development Partners Launch Climate and Disaster Resilience Initiative for Sub-Saharan Africa

Development Partners Launch Climate and Disaster Resilience Initiative for Sub-Saharan Africa

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Published

2 June 2015
Press Release Number:
7

The World Meteorological Organization, African Development Bank and World Bank Group today launched an initiative to support the modernization and strengthening of Sub-Saharan African meteorological and hydrological services. These services are key to strengthening resilience to extreme weather events and enabling economic development.

Entitled, ‘Strengthening Climate and Disaster Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa’,  this initiative is a direct response to the anticipated adverse impacts from climate change, including food insecurity, which pose severe risks to growth and development across the region. 

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