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Publish Date: 13 April 2022
Eastern Africa is facing the very real prospect that the rains will fail for a fourth consecutive season, placing Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia into a drought of a length not experienced in the last 40 years. Humanitarian agencies have issued urgent appeals for support to prevent widespread famine.
Publish Date: 11 April 2022
The Adaptation Fund has re-accredited WMO as a Multilateral Implementing Entity, allowing WMO to propose adaptation projects to build resilience in countries most vulnerable to climate change and extreme weather impacts.
Publish Date: 28 March 2022
The newly published WMO Bulletin complements the theme of World Meteorological Day “Early Warning and Early Action Hydrometeorological and Climate Information for Disaster Risk Reduction” and informs discussion ahead of this May’s Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Bali, Indonesia.
Publish Date: 24 March 2022
The drive for universal coverage and protection by Early Warning services - one of the most effective forms of climate adaptation both in terms of saving lives and economic benefits...
Water stress, water-related hazards and water quality pose increasing challenges to modern society. And yet, the capacity to monitor and manage this vital resource is fragmented and inadequate. Billions of people around the world also feel the impact of climate change through water.
Publish Date: 28 February 2022
Human-induced climate change is causing dangerous and widespread disruption in nature and affecting the lives of billions of people around the world, despite efforts to reduce the risks. People and ecosystems least able to cope are being hardest hit, said scientists in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, released today.
Publish Date: 17 February 2022
A new seasonal forecast for the drought-stricken Horn of Africa shows higher chances of a strong rainy season in many parts of the region. But this is coupled with caution and warnings that stakeholders should still prepare for “worst case scenarios.”
Publish Date: 9 December 2021
As the economic and human impacts of extreme weather and climate change increase, forecasts not just of what the weather will BE, but of what the weather will DO are...
Publish Date: 3 November 2021
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) and World Meteorological Organization (WMO) have joined together to provide the international community with new climate information and tools on the latest climate science data...
Natural hazards are severe and extreme weather and climate events that occur in all parts of the world, although some regions are more vulnerable to certain hazards than others. Natural hazards become disasters when people’s lives and livelihoods are destroyed.