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24 Feb 2017 description

The “Pacific Islands Meteorological Services in Action” Compendium which was compiled by SPREP-FINPAC Project in partnership with World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Climate and Oceans Support Programme for the Pacific (COSPPac) and Environment and Climate Change Canada is a result of a first “writeshop” for climate services in the Pacific.

15 May 2016 description
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Consensus Statement

The WMO South Asia Climate Outlook Forum (SASCOF) has finalized its consensus outlook for the 2016 Southwest Monsoon season. The outlook suggests that during the 2016 southwest monsoon season (June – September), above-normal rainfall is likely over much of South Asia. Above-normal rainfall is likely over broad areas of central and western parts of South Asia.

28 Jan 2016 description

WHO-WMO Brief on Health and ENSO

The joint World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and World Health Organization (WHO) Climate and Health Office has issued a briefing paper about health and the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) as part of a wider WHO effort to review the current health risks and responses of the El Nino event in high risk countries.

01 Jul 2015 description

Genève, le 1er juillet 2015 (OMM)

L’Organisation météorologique mondiale (OMM) et l'Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS) ont publié ensemble de nouvelles directives sur les moyens de faire face aux menaces que les vagues de chaleur font peser sur la santé. Celles-ci sont en effet de plus en plus fréquentes et intenses en raison du changement climatique.

01 Jul 2015 description

WMO, WHO Issue Guidance on Heat Health Warning Systems

Geneva 1 July 2015 (WMO)

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have issued new joint guidance on Heat–Health Warning Systems to address the health risks posed by heatwaves, which are becoming more frequent and more intense as a result of climate change.

08 Jul 2014 description

Genève, le 8 juillet 2014 (OMS/OMM) – L'Organisation mondiale de la Santé et l'Organisation météorologique mondiale s'allient pour parer aux risques accrus que font courir à la santé humaine les aléas météorologiques et climatiques, tels que les températures extrêmes, les inondations, les sécheresses et les cyclones tropicaux.

08 Jul 2014 description

Press Release No. 996

For use of the information media

Not an official record

Geneva, 8 July 2014 (WHO/WMO) - The World Health Organization and the World Meteorological Organization have joined forces to tackle the increasing risks to human health posed by weather and climate hazards such as extreme temperatures, floods, droughts and tropical cyclones.

29 Oct 2012 description

Ginebra, 29 de octubre de 2012 (OMS/OMM) – Paralelamente al cambio climático que sufre el mundo, aumentan los peligros para la salud humana. El Atlas del Clima y la Salud, publicado hoy conjuntamente por la Organización Mundial de la Salud y la Organización Meteorológica Mundial (OMM), ilustra algunos de los problemas más acuciantes que ello plantea.

29 Oct 2012 description

Genève, le 29 octobre 2012 (OMS/OMM) – Alors que le climat continue de changer dans le monde, les dangers augmentent pour la santé de l’être humain. L’atlas de la santé et du climat (The Atlas of Health and Climate), publié aujourd’hui conjointement par l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé ( OMS) et l’Organisation météorologique mondiale (OMM), illustre certains des défis actuels et émergents les plus pressants.

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.

03 Jun 2011 description

Geneva, 3 June 2011 (WMO) – The World Meteorological Congress today endorsed an ambitious global initiative that will help all communities, and in particular the most vulnerable, cope with the impact of climate change, reduce the risk of natural disasters and safeguard food production, water supplies and health.