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08 Nov 2017 description

WMO report highlights impacts on human safety, well-being and environment

6 November 2017 (WMO) - It is very likely that 2017 will be one of the three hottest years on record, with many high-impact events including catastrophic hurricanes and floods, debilitating heatwaves and drought. Long-term indicators of climate change such as increasing carbon dioxide concentrations, sea level rise and ocean acidification continue unabated. Arctic sea ice coverage remains below average and previously stable Antarctic sea ice extent was at or near a record low.

06 Nov 2017 description

Un rapport de l'OMM met en évidence les répercussions sur la santé humaine, la qualité de vie et l'environnement

29 Oct 2012 description

Atlas of health and climate launches new collaboration between public health and meteorological communities

Atlas provides maps, tables and graphs showing links between health and climate

Geneva, 29 October 2012 (WHO/WMO) – As the world’s climate continues to change, hazards to human health are increasing. The Atlas of Health and Climate, published today jointly by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), illustrates some of the most pressing current and emerging challenges.

28 Sep 2012 description

As a result of unusually good rains and ecological conditions this summer, a second generation of Desert Locust breeding started this month in northeast Mali, in northern and central Niger and in northeastern Chad, according to the Food and Agriculture’s Locust watch. Hatching is likely to commence in the coming days in these countries. Hoppers are expected to be present during September and October, and fledging could start by mid-October, leading to an increase in the number of adults during the second half of October and in November.

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.

27 Apr 2009 description

Press Release No.843

Geneva, 27 April 2009 (WMO/FAO) West African farmers are facing increasing threats from climate change. Changes in the frequency of droughts, heatwaves, floods, storms, frost-freezes and locusts require that the agricultural sector take adaptation measures to cope with the impacts of climate change.

27 Apr 2009 description

Communiqué de presse N°843

Genève, le 27avril 2009 (OMM/FAO) - Les agriculteurs d'Afrique de l'Ouest font face à des menaces croissantes liées au changement climatique. Les changements de fréquence des sécheresses, des vagues de chaleur, des inondations, des tempêtes, des gelées et des invasions acridiennes obligent le secteur agricole à prendre des mesures d'adaptation pour atténuer les incidences du changement climatique.