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WMO ranks 2014 the hottest year on record

Global mean land-ocean temperature change from 1880 to 2014, relative to the 1951–1980 mean. (Image: NASA/Robert Simmon)

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in Geneva has ranked 2014 as the hottest year on record, as part of a continuing trend.

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Thu, 05/02/2015 - 11:14

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Apply now: United Nations/Germany Expert Meeting on the Use of Space-based Information for flood and drought risk reduction

This year’s Expert Meeting in Bonn will focus on droughts and floods.

UN-SPIDER is pleased to announce its United Nations/Germany Expert Meeting on the Use of Space-based Information for flood and drought risk reduction scheduled to take place in Bonn, Germany, on 5 and 6 June 2014.

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Tue, 18/03/2014 - 09:00

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WMO and UNITAR join forces on climate services

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) will cooperate with UNITAR

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has announced in a recent press release that it will cooperate with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in order to strengthen links between providers and users of climate services. This cooperation will contribute to the implementation of the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS).

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Tue, 18/03/2014 - 07:58

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Tue, 03/18/2014

WMO: Publication on a Decade of Climate Extremes

New report by WMO: The Global Climate 2001-2010

The World Meteorological Organization published the report "2001-2010, A Decade of Climate Extremes". The world experienced unprecedented high-impact climate extremes during the 2001-2010 decade, which was the warmest since the start of modern measurements in 1850 and continued an extended period of pronounced global warming.

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Fri, 05/07/2013 - 17:21

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Fri, 07/05/2013

WMO: 2012 Survey on the Use of Satellite data published

2012 Survey on the Use of Satellite Data

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) published the results of their 2012 Survey on the Use of Satellite Data. The publication is available online.

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Thu, 23/05/2013 - 13:41

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Thu, 05/23/2013

High-level Meeting on National Drought Policy (HMNDP)

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Drought is widely recognized as a slow creeping natural

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11/03/2013 to 15/03/2013

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Geneva

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International Conference Centre (CICG)

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UNCCD and WMO

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UNIDO

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Give your input: 2012 WMO Survey on the Use of Satellite Data

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has launched a call for input for their 2012 Survey on the Use of Satellite Data. This Survey is designed to collect updated information on the worldwide status, plans and related challenges within three major areas:

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Wed, 27/06/2012 - 09:27
Wed, 06/27/2012

UN Assisting Efforts to Monitor Spread of Ash from Icelandic Volcano’s Eruption

24 May 2011 – Members of a United Nations network of volcanic ash advisory centres around the world are monitoring a volcano in Iceland that has erupted and spewed ash high into the air, disrupting airline travel over parts of Europe.
The Grímsvötn volcano in south-eastern Iceland, which began erupting on Saturday, has ejected ash to a height of at least 10 kilometres, according to Clare Nullis, a spokesperson for the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

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Asian Disaster Risk Reduction Partnerships

The World Bank (WB) and the Asian

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Mon, 11/04/2011 - 12:32

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5th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management

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The Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive

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06/12/2010 to 10/12/2010

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