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Meteoworld : March 2019
WMO, the World Bank and its Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) have committed to intensify joint action in order to improve country capacities that build resilience to extreme weather events, climate and disaster impacts. The Action Plan for scaling up collaboration was signed during a meeting on 1 April between World Bank interim President Kristalina Georgieva, World Bank Vice-President Laura Tuck and WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas.
Human activities, such as greenhouse gas emission production and land use, influenced specific extreme weather and climate events in 2014, including tropical cyclones in the central Pacific, heavy rainfall in...
As a regional partner in the WMO Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS), the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) supports national meteorological offices across the Caribbean in their...