Proceedings of the joint workshop: the role of hydrometeorological services in disaster risk management

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.
Date:
2012
Pages:
64 p.
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Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Early Warning, Economics of DRR, Disaster Risk Management
Countries:
Albania, France, Georgia, Italy, Moldova, United States of America
Regions:
Africa, Europe, Asia
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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