Bulletin

Bulletin

Vol 67 (1) - 2018

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The WMO Bulletin is the official journal of the World Meteorological Organization. The Bulletin was first published in 1952 and is produced in English, French, Russian and Spanish. The Bulletin is currently issued twice yearly in print and online.

Water is one of the essential elements to human life. It is indispensable to our social and economic well-being. However, more than 780 million people – about 11% of the world’s...

The notion of “the water world we want” is a spin-off of the United Nations campaign The World We Want. It is open to subjective interpretation, as people have different...

In 2015 Members of the United Nations adopted the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new...

The 70th anniversary of the first session of the International Meteorological Organization (the predecessor of WMO) Hydrological Commission, which called for close collaboration between meteorological and hydrological services and for...

Human activities are exerting pressure on the environment with consequences such as global climate change, disruption of the hydrological cycle and impacts on water catchments. In addition, demand for energy and food –...

About 60% of the East and the Horn of Africa – the region covered by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) – is arid or semi-arid. The availability of water...