Document / Publication

  • Do more with your content!Discover PreventionWeb Services
  • Guidelines on early warning systems and application of nowcasting and warning operations
    https://www.preventionweb.net/go/26238

    Email sent!

    An email has been sent to the email addresses provided, with a link to this content.

    Thank you for sharing!

    OK

Guidelines on early warning systems and application of nowcasting and warning operations

Source(s):  World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

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 early warnings and different issues related to monitoring, dissemination, communication, warning response and capacity building. Furthermore, it presents different nowcasting systems from China, Canada and Australia, and provides examples of successful early warning systems related to heat waves, flooding, storm surge and wild fire.



Add this content to your collection!

Enter an existing tag to add this content to one or more of your current collections. To start a new collection, enter a new tag below.

See My collections to name and share your collection
Back to search results to find more content to tag

Log in to add your tags
  • Guidelines on early warning systems and application of nowcasting and warning operations
  • Publication date 2010
  • Author(s) Jacks, Elliot; Davidson, Jim; Wai, H.G.; Dupuy, Charles; Tutis, Vlasta; Scharfenberg, Kevin
  • Number of pages 22 p.

Please note:Content is displayed as last posted by a PreventionWeb community member or editor. The views expressed therein are not necessarily those of UNDRR PreventionWeb, or its sponsors. See our terms of use