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Rwanda early warning service: working toward enhanced preparedness


This case study describes the work implemented by the Met Office to develop a pilot early warning system in Rwanda as the country is highly vulnerable to weather-related hazards, including flooding and landslides. It responds to the Government of Rwanda's need for enhanced weather information services to improve preparedness and ultimately reduce vulnerability and economic loss.

Keywords

  • Themes:Capacity Development, Disaster Risk Management, Early Warning, Governance
  • Hazards:Flood, Land Slide
  • Countries/Regions:Rwanda

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/38220

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