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July 19, 2016

Five Sahelian pilot countries have moved forward since the first half of 2016 in implementing the GFCS at national level.

July 7, 2016

WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas participated in the Second Global Conference on Health and Climate: “Building Healthier Societies through implementation of the Paris Agreement,” hosted by the World Health Organization and Government of France on July 7.

June 30, 2016

The Global Framework on Climate Services (GFCS) has received a pledge of USD 1 million from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to strengthen climate services in the Sahel region. WMO will work in partnership with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) to coordinate this initiative. 

June 15, 2016

This year in June the 5th training session on "Climatology, foundation for climate services " was organized by Météo-France with the support of the World Meteorological Organization. The workshop aimed to deliver the state of the art in the field of climatology from data measurement to climate change.

June 9, 2016

As the world’s climate changes, hazards to human health are increasing. Droughts, floods and cyclones affect the health of millions of people each year. There is also a close relationship between climate and diseases such as diarrhea, malaria, meningitis and respiratory ailments, which cause death and suffering for many millions more.

June 2, 2016

Senegalese stakeholders, producers and users of climate services and their partners met on Thursday, 19 May to validate the priority action plan and governance framework for the National Framework for Climate Services (NFCS), at a national workshop attended by over sixty participants.

June 1, 2016

The Honourable Minister for Health and Environment, Dr. Kenneth Darroux, presented the Caribbean Climate Outlook Forum (CARICOF) with a Health Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment which was completed last year.

May 23, 2016

Because of the current and projected impacts on climate due to the high levels of greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions, adaptation is a necessary strategy at all scales in a changing climate.

May 16, 2016

Stakeholders today, began participating in a two-day National Consultation on Climate Services, intended to guide the development and application of science-based climate information and services in support of decision making in climate sensitive sectors.

The event also seeks to strengthen the interactions between climate service providers and those that utilise the services.

May 13, 2016

The International Training Course on the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) was held on 5-15 April 2016 in Beijing at China Meteorological Administration's Regional Training Center. Experts from 10 different countries and regions working in the field of climate services participated in the training.

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