This brochure describes; (i) the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO) joint programme “Building resilience to disasters in the Western Balkans and Turkey”; (ii) its objectives, in line with the priorities set by the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015 – Building resilience of nations and communities to disasters; and (iii) the project activities, which focus on disaster risk reduction capacity building, knowledge management as well as disaster risk transfer and community based disaster management for UNISDR, and on risk assessment, meteorological and hydrological forecast, enabling climate risk management in decision-making, and designing a region-wide harmonized early warning system for WMO.

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Organization: UNISDR, European Commission, WMO, European Commission

Topics: Science, Risk Reduction/Management, Capacity Development

Type of material: Other

Publication date: 2012

Language: English