Launched at the UN Climate Action Summit in September 2019, the REAP brings together an unprecedented range of stakeholders across the climate, humanitarian, and development communities with the aim of making 1 billion people safer from disaster by 2025.
UNDP Issues Brief Climate Information and Early Warning Systems
Through our work on climate information and early warning systems, UNDP is protecting lives and livelihoods, providing people with the information they need to thrive and enhancing evidence-based decision making.
Weather Stations, Women Champions and Water Management: Changing the Face of Early Warning in Cambodia
In Cambodia, climate-related disasters are impacting lives and livelihoods and inflicting enormous economic damage. With financial support from Global Environment Facility - Least Developed Countries Fund and technical support from UNDP, this project helped the government to bridge crucial gaps in institutional capacity, inter-ministerial coordination, and infrastructure for early warning.
2018 Market Assessment on Climate Service in Africa
This continental-scale market assessment investigated how thriving commercial weather markets could be catalysed in the 11 African countries supported by the CIRDA programme, and how their NHMSs could maximise benefit they derive from such markets.
A New Vision for Weather and Climate Services in Africa
The report calls for enabling actions by African leaders to support the sustainability of investments in weather and climate services, looking toward public-private partnerships, next generation weather and water monitoring technologies, regional cooperation and capacity building as key drivers to resolve sub-Saharan Africa’s persistent challenges in maintaining sustainable climate information and early warning systems.
Climate Information and Early Warning Systems Communications Toolkit
This toolkit provides National HydroMeteorological Services (NHMS), policy makers, and media and communications for development practitioners with the tools, resources and templates necessary to design and implement an integrated communications strategy.
The Alliance for Hydromet Development brings together major international development, humanitarian, and climate finance institutions, collectively committed to scaling-up and uniting efforts to close the hydromet capacity gap by 2030. It aims to increase the effectiveness and sustainability of hydromet investments by forging a collaborative partnership which recognizes and leverages the respective competencies and expertise of its members.