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Desert locust threat continues

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Ethiopia
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WMO
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Desert locusts continue to be a serious threat to food security and agriculture in parts of East Africa and India and Pakistan as a result of favourable climate and environmental conditions,...

Heavy rains and flooding hit large parts of Asia

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China
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Unusually heavy monsoon rainfall and flooding is affecting India and neighbouring South Asian countries, as well as China and Japan. This has caused major disruption, displacement and loss of life,...

Water and climate coalition takes shape

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World
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WMO
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Climate change impacts are affecting water availability and are exacerbating the damages floods and drought cause worldwide. Climate related water action is a key for bringing us back on track to...

WMO launches E-learning platform for hazard alerts

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World
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WMO
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WMO has developed a set of E-learning resources and courses for the Common Alerting Protocol, which is an internationally-recognized standard for dissemination of warnings of extreme weather hazards...

Desertification and Drought Day: Food, Feed, Fibre

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World
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WMO
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Desertification and Drought Day, which this year has the motto Food. Feed. Fibre, has heard calls for sustainable production and consumption. WMO is committed to these goals. “If we take care of...

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