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Using climate and weather forecasts to improve humanitarian decision making: a partnership to save lives

In the video, staff from three organizations detail how they have been working together to incorporate seasonal forecasts and other climate information into the IFRC's humanitarian-preparedness and response operations. They also discuss a specific example of when a seasonal forecast was used for early action on flood preparedness in West Africa in 2008.

Using Climate and Weather Forecasts to Improve Humanitarian Decision Making: A Partnership to Save Lives from IRI on Vimeo.

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  • Themes:Early Warning, Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Hazards:Flood
  • Countries/Regions:Africa

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/12245

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