Bulletin Vol. 72 (1) – 2023

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WMO Secretary-General, Professor Petteri Taalas (Jan 2016-Dec 2023)
Magazine Article
Foreword (Bulletin Vol. 72 (1) – 2023)
01 June 2023
Due to climate change, population growth and weather sensitivities, there is a growing need for modern multi-hazard services in WMO Member States and Territories. In addition to the forecasting of weather and hydrological parameters, a growing number of Members are developing impact-based forecasts. At the same time, the gap between the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) of less developed and developed countries is widening, and the economies of Least Developed Countries (LDC) and Small-Island Developing States (SIDS) are hit hardest by the impacts of climate change.
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Magazine Article
Overview of the Early Warnings for All: Executive Action Plan 2023–2027
05 May 2023
The delivery of Early Warnings for All in five years requires simultaneous development and implementation of the four essential pillars of Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems (MHEWS): Pillar 1: Disaster risk knowledge Pillar 2: Detection, observation, monitoring, analysis and forecasting of hazards Pillar 3: Warning dissemination and communication Pillar 4: Preparedness and response capabilities