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25 Aug 2014 description

Apia, Samoa, 25 August 2014 – Recognizing that Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are particularly vulnerable to climate impacts such as sea-level rise, reduced fisheries catch, droughts, floods, coastal surges, and typhoons (also known as hurricanes and cyclones), the World Meteorological Organization is urging SIDS and their partners to collaborate on developing stronger weather and climate services.

26 Sep 2011 description

Cette année, les catastrophes liées aux crues en Australie, Colombie, Indonésie, Japon, Sri Lanka et aux États-Unis – pour n’en citer que quelques-unes – ont à nouveau démontré que toutes les nations sont exposées aux effets dévastateurs des fortes tempêtes et des crues. La croissance démographique, l'urbanisation et la dégradation de l'environnement dans les zones côtières associées aux incidences du changement climatique devraient encore accroître les risques.

26 Sep 2011 description

Flood-related disasters this year in Australia, Colombia, Indonesia, Japan, Sri Lanka and the United States of America – to name but a few – have yet again highlighted that all nations are susceptible to the damaging effects of major storms and flood events. Population growth, urban development and environmental degradation in coastal areas, combined with the impacts of climate change, are expected to increase the risks.

18 Jun 2010 description

Geneva, 18 June 2010 (WMO) - The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) announced today that the National Meteorological Centre (CNM) of Haiti launched its website http://www.meteo-haiti.gouv.ht to provide and disseminate information and warnings to all users including UN agencies, NGOs, disaster affected communities and media.

18 Jun 2010 description

Genève, le 18 juin 2010 (OMM) - L'Organisation météorologique mondiale (OMM) a annoncé aujourd'hui que le Centre météorologique national (CMN) d'Haïti venait de créer son site Web - http://www.meteo-haiti.gouv.ht - pour diffuser informations et alertes à l'intention de tous les intéressés, y compris les organismes des NationsUnies, les ONG, les populations exposées aux catastrophes et les médias.

Après le séisme qui a frappé Haïti le 12 janvier 2010 et qui a causé des pertes …

22 Mar 2010 description

Press Release No. 881

Geneva, 22 March 2010 (WMO) - The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is bringing together, for the first time, all stakeholders involved in reducing impacts of extreme weather and water events in Central America and the Caribbean. The Multi-hazard early warning system workshop, which will take place from 22 to 25 March in San José, Costa Rica, will bring together senior executives from the National Disaster Risk Management agencies, National Meteorological and Hydrological Services, and all agencies supporting early warning systems in the region.

09 Feb 2010 description

Communiqué de presse N°874

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09 Feb 2010 description

Press Release No. 874

For use of the information media

Not an official record

Geneva, 9 February 2010 (WMO) - The World Meteorological Organization stresses the pressing need for operational meteorological services in Haiti to prevent further disasters. The rainy season with flood risk is due early April and the hurricane season begins early June. In order to prevent potential disasters related to the natural hazards, which the country is prone to the capacity of Haiti to produce and disseminate weather information and warnings needs to be developed without delay.