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Cold Wave

Marked cooling of the air over a large area. It is an extended period of above normal cold temperatures, a drop of atmospheric average temperature well above the averages of a region, with effects on human populations, crops, properties and services. sources: GLIDE; WMO

Mongolia: World Bank hosts training on disaster risk reduction

6 Feb 2015, WB

'Through this project, the World Bank (WB) is supporting Mongolia’s efforts to build resilience and identify gaps so that resource plans and programs can be better aligned with needs,' said James Anderson, WB Country Manager...



Number of cold-wave occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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