Early Waring Systems

Early warning systems in focus

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2017

The issue of early warning systems in case of extreme weather events is currently being discussed at the 69th Session of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Executive Council in Geneva, which will run till 17 May.

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Tue, 16/05/2017 - 10:56

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Kenya declares drought a national disaster

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Kenya’s president has declared the worsening drought in the country a national disaster.

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Sat, 11/02/2017 - 06:01

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New recommeneded practice on drought monitoring published

UN-SPIDER published a new recommended practice in its Knowledge Portal outlining detailed step-by-step procedures to support drought monitoring. The practice was developed by researchers from the Federal University of Santa Maria in Brazil (UFSM).  The procedure has been used to elaborate drought-related maps for Brazil in recent years.

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New recommended practice on drought monitoring published

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Wed, 17/02/2016 - 16:42

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47th annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The AGU Fall Meeting is the largest worldwide conference in the geophysical sciences, attracting more than 22,000 Earth and space scientists, educators, students, and other leaders from around the world to connect with colleagues, broaden their knowledge base, and embrace the joy of science.

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15/12/2014 to 19/12/2014

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Wed, 06/08/2014

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Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA 94103

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San Francisco

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AGU (American Geophysical Union),

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Florida Institute of Technology, NASA Langley Research Center, Georgia Tech, Winthrop University, Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Delaware, USDA, University of California Santa Cruz, University of Montana, City College of New York.

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