National Drought Management Policy Guidelines

A template for action

WMO-No. 1164

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Geneva
Año de publicación
2014
Resumen

The implementation of a drought policy based on the philosophy of risk reduction can alter a nation’s approach to drought management by reducing the associated impacts (risk). This was the idea that motivated the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with a number of UN agencies, international and regional organizations, and key national agencies, to organize the Highlevel Meeting on National Drought Policy (HMNDP), which was held in Geneva from 11 to 15 March 2013. The theme of the HMNDP was ‘Reducing Societal Vulnerability – Helping Society (Communities and Sectors)’. [...]

Idioma de publicación
Inglés
Otro(s) idioma(s)
Francés, Español, Ruso, Árabe, Chino
Número de páginas
48 p.
Formato
Digital
ISBN
978-91-87823-03-9
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Palabras clave
Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP)
Número oficial
WMO-No. 1164
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