Reducing disaster risk through climate services

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Climate science can help countries to reduce the risks of disasters caused by climate variability through integrated assessments of vulnerabilities, potential impacts, and early warning systems. It can provide predictions and advice on climate fluctuations that will affect food security, public health, water resources, and other climate-sensitive sectors. The benefits of an informed response to climate variability are huge: they include lives saved, livelihoods protected, and property secured.

See Guest Editorial on PreventionWeb by Filipe Lúcio, GFCS Director

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