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Title: 2020 State of Climate Services
Authors: World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Keywords: Flood Control::Early warning system, पूर्वचेतावनी प्रणाली, Sistema de alerta temprana, আগাম সতর্কীকরণ ব্যবস্থা
Flood Control::Hazard, प्रकोप, Peligro, বিপদ
Issue Date: Oct-2020
Publisher: WMO
Abstract: Between 1970 and 2019, 79% of disasters worldwide involved weather, water, and climate-related hazards. These disasters accounted for 56% of deaths and 75% of economic losses from disasters associated with natural hazards reported during that period. As climate change continues to threaten human lives, ecosystems and economies, risk information and early warning systems (EWS) are increasingly seen as key for reducing these impacts. The majority of countries, including 88% of least developed countries and small island states, that submitted their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to UNFCCC have identified EWS as a “top priority”. This latest WMO report highlights progress made in EWS capacity – and identifies where and how governments can invest in effective EWS to strengthen countries’ resilience to multiple weather, water and climate-related hazards. Being prepared and able to react at the right time, in the right place, can save many lives and protect the livelihoods of communities everywhere.
URI: http://repo.floodalliance.net/jspui/handle/44111/3792
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