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WMO Public Weather Services Programme (PWSP) guidelines

Total number of documents: 7

Guidelines on international and cross-border collaboration in the warning process
Source(s): WMO
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 23 p.

PWS-22; WMO/TD No. 1560: This document provides guidelines on international collaboration in the warning process for severe weather threats and extreme conditions (heat wave, cold wave, drought, st...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/26235


Guidelines on early warning systems and application of nowcasting and warning operations
Source(s): WMO
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 22 p.

PWS-21; WMO/TD No. 1559: This document discusses the role of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) in disaster risk management, also presents the people-centered approach in ear...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/26238


Guidelines on communicating forecast uncertainty
Source(s): WMO
Publication date: 2008
Number of pages: 21 p.

PWS-18; WMO/TD No. 1422: This document discusses the importance of communicating meteorological forecast uncertainty as a source of improved decision making, user expectation management and user co...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/26243


Examples of best practice in communicating weather information
Source(s): WMO
Publication date: 2007
Number of pages: 18 p.

PWS-17; WMO/TD No. 1409: This document presents some examples of how to effectively communicate weather information across a range of services delivery methods and information types. Examples inclu...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/26247


Guidelines on integrating severe weather warnings into disaster risk management
Source(s): WMO
Publication date: 2005
Number of pages: 30 p.

PWS-13; WMO/TD No. 1292: These guidelines address the application of risk management principles in the provision of severe weather warnings, and the use of this approach in efforts to secure extra ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/2554


Guide on improving public understanding of and response to warnings
Source(s): WMO
Publication date: 2002
Number of pages: 24 p.

PWS-8; WMO/TD No. 1139: This guide presents the underlying principles of warning, such as forecasts, detection, dissemination, communication and response, and describes different aspects of warning...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/26248


Guidelines on the improvement of NMSs-media relations and ensuring the use of official consistent information
Source(s): WMO
Publication date: 2001
Number of pages: 35 p.

PWS-3; WMO/TD No. 1088: The guidelines were developed to assist National Meteorological or Hydrometeorological Services (NMSs) in improving the effectiveness of their public weather services, impro...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/26252