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April 27, 2016

Climate and health experts from throughout South Asia gathered at a UN sponsored forum in a bid to improve the management of health risks from heatwaves, which are becoming more frequent and more intense as a result of climate change.

March 14, 2016

A regional consultation took place on the development of climate services for the Indian Ocean Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) on 14-16 March in Ebene, Mauritius.

March 10, 2016

A regional consultation is taking place on the development of climate services for the mountainous Hindu-Kush-Himalayan region, known as the Third Pole, which covers an area of more than 4.3 million square kilometres and provides water supplies for about 45% of the world’s population.

January 27, 2016

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.

December 7, 2015

 

- Kiribati Met develops new climate and drought products for stakeholders

- Showcasing Pacific Climate Services

- Traditional Knowledge in Niue

- Confidence boost in communication

- Hands on games for climate education in PNG

- Real Time Data Display in Action

- Presenting at Greenhouse 2015

December 2, 2015

Climate services for decision-making and effective adaptation was the theme of a side event at COP21, which examined how to optimize these services for effective climate risk management.

November 30, 2015

This year has witnessed major new agreements that will guide global action in the coming years on disaster risk reduction and sustainable development. Now, all eyes turn to Paris for the final, pivotal negotiations on climate change.

October 19, 2015

In a unique event, participants from Indonesia’s Climate Field Schools gathered to share their experience and testimony at an event to inform the public about Climate Field School activities during 2014. The ceremony was held in the Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics of the Republic of Indonesia (BMKG) building in Jakarta, 19 October 2015.

October 9, 2015

Climate change is the greatest threat to global health in the 21st century. Health professionals have a duty of care to current and future generations. They are also on the front line in protecting people from climate impacts, from more heatwaves and other extreme weather events, to outbreaks of infectious diseases such as malaria, dengue and cholera, to the effects of malnutrition.

October 6, 2015

 

Over the past year, the Global Framework for Climate Services Office, with the support of WMO, has produced a series of videos to promote awareness of how climate services can benefit a diverse range of users. 

The seven videos are:

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