The Green Climate Fund has approved a USD 21.7 million project to support the establishment of end-to-end climate information services and multi-hazard early warning systems in Timor-Leste. Eighty percent of Timorese are expected to directly benefit.
Cyclone Idai, which hit Zimbabwe on March 14, 2019, left immeasurable destruction of unprecedented magnitude in its wake. Questions were raised in the aftermath on the strength of the disaster risk reduction legislation and institutions in Zimbabwe.
Climate.gov is the nation’s leading online resource for advancing climate literacy and building resilience to climate impacts. The improved Climate.gov is an asset for families, communities, and businesses.
This joint initiative aims to enhance the capacities of vulnerable groups and communities in three countries to cope with disasters by increasing their access to early warning messages and strengthening their ability to act on them.