Climate services for disaster risk reduction


How climate services can contribute to effective risk management systems and resilience building initiatives.

Between 1970 and 2019, 79% of disasters worldwide involved weather, water, and climate-related hazards. These disasters accounted for 56% of deaths and 75% of economic losses from disasters associated with natural hazards reported during that period.
World Meteorological Organization
Participatory climate services and other advanced technologies are saving lives and building resilience in Malawi.
United Nations Development Programme
One in three people is still not adequately covered by early warning systems, according to the 2020 State of Climate Services report released on the IDDRR.
World Meteorological Organization
As the *DARAJA project draws to a close, Resurgence shares how local forecasts were developed through technical workshops in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam, at the start of the programme.
New research combines climate and land-use projections to predict water availability, information that is crucial for the preparations of resource managers and land-use planners.
Florida State University News

The researchers find that the use of the Tandem framework co-design processes contributed to improving the relevance and understanding of climate-related information and plans in the Campoalegre River Basin of Colombia, where this case study took place.

Stockholm Environment Institute

This guide outlines the steps and tools needed to develop impact-based forecasting: from understanding risk to producing, issuing and verifying fit for purpose impact-based forecasts and warnings. Designed with, and for, people working in impact-based

Met Office UK Aid

Climate change is a global challenge that affects us all. No country is projected to be spared from the impacts of further global temperature increases and we are already facing serious challenges to the natural environment; to food production; and to

United Kingdom - government

This study uses qualitative and quantitative data to assess the availability, accessibility and use of climate information among smallholder sugarcane farmers in southern Malawi, disaggregating data according to gender, age, education level and

Climate and Development (Taylor & Francis; SEI)
Various Indian provinces are stepping up climate initiatives to deal with extreme weather events that are occurring more frequently across the country.
India Climate Dialogue