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16 Nov 2017 description

Early results of Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems initiative presented at climate change conference

Vulnerable communities in Africa and the Pacific and Caribbean are now benefiting from improved early warning systems against extreme weather as part of an international drive to boost resilience and climate change adaptation. But further investments are needed to reduce the risks from hazards like tropical cyclones, floods and drought.

01 Jul 2017 description

A global initiative is gaining momentum to improve multi-hazard early warning systems and so boost the resilience of the most vulnerable countries to extreme weather and the impacts of climate change.

The Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) initiative aims to mobilize more than US$100 million by 2020 to strengthen risk information and early warning systems in least developed countries and small island developing states.

15 Sep 2011 description

PRESAC-05, réalisée le 16 septembre 2011
Douala-République du Cameroun

Résumé

Les zones côtières de l’Afrique Centrale allant du Cameroun à la République démocratique du Congo y compris les îles (Bioko, São Tomé et Principe) seront caractérisées par des pluies supérieures à la normale. Sur la majeure partie de la zone continentale de la sous-région allant du sud du Tchad au Sud de la RDC, des précipitations normales sont privilégiées.