Working at the forefront of weather and climate science for protection, prosperity and wellbeing to save lives and improve livelihoods.
Disaster Reduction Goal
We work in partnership to support countries to understand the effects of climate change, manage climatic risks, develop climate adaptation strategies and ultimately aid development in a sustainable way.
Policies and Programmes in DRR
-Developing regional climate modelling systems for studying impact, vulnerability and adaptation -Managing the impacts of climate change on systems, including water, agriculture, ecosystems, health and energy -Developing relevant tools and services for strategic decision making
Making disaster risk reduction a policy priority, institutional strengthening (HFA 1)
-Institutional strengthening (strategy, management, operating procedures, standards)
Risk assessment and early warning systems (HFA 2)
-Capacity development (archiving, forecasting, observing) -Disaster risk management and Early Warning Systems
Education, information and public awareness (HFA 3)
-Training and support -Weather and climate media and communications (television, radio, mobile, internet)
Preparedness for effective response (HFA 5)
-Developing practical tools, services and advice for strategic decision making -Analysing and developing techniques to improve the understanding and communication of climate risks
Disaster Risk Reduction Focal Point(s)
- Trusted Weather and Climate Consultancy - Enhancing Weather and Climate Service delivery - Sustainable Development
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