The Small Islands Weather Together partnership is now live!
What is Partnership?
The “Small Islands, Weather Together” partnership is designed to show how the small island nations of the world are working together to improve their vital weather and climate services. This initiative has been developed by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) in support of the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States which will be held in Apia, Samoa, from 1-4 September, 2014.
What’s the problem?
Because of climate change many of the world’s small island nations face an increase in the devastating impacts of extreme weather events such as cyclones and flash floods.
Many National Meteorological Services in small island nations still lack the basic infrastructure, technology and expertise they need to serve their vulnerable communities. So we know that investing in stronger weather and climate services could…
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