Proceedings of the joint workshop: the role of hydrometeorological services in disaster risk management
Available online: http://www.unisdr.org/files/27645_webrestheroleofhydromet.pdf
World Meteorological Organization (WMO) ; United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction ; World Bank ; Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
Event: Joint workshop: the role of hydrometeorological services in disaster risk management (12 March 2012; Washington D.C., United States)Published by: UN/ISDR ; 2012
This workshop report shares the best practices and experiences in the innovative and state-of-the-art hydrometeorological services and their use in disaster risk reduction mechanisms that are effectively protecting lives, livelihoods, and assets. The first part of the report focuses on best practices in hydro and weather hazard monitoring and early warning for extreme events. The second part focuses on investments strengthening weather and climate services for better disaster risk management that are being undertaken by countries with World Bank support.
Format: Digital (Free), Hard copy
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