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Virtual Workshop on Meteorology for Disaster Risk Reduction


Coming Events: PWS Planned workshops and meetings

PWS Competencies: Competency Framework for PWS Forecasters and Advisors

Nowcasting: Applying a Service-oriented Approach to the Development of Nowcasting Capabilities

Definition of Terminologies for Urban Survey (Arabic) (Chinese) (French) (Russian) (Spanish)

Youth Olympic Games 2018, National Meteorological Service of Argentina support to the Olympic Committe (English) (Spanish)


WMO Register of Alerting Authorities - Authorities

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The purpose of the WMO PWS Programme (PWSP) is to strengthen the capacities and skills of WMO Members to meet the needs of the users they serve through delivery of comprehensive weather services, with a particular emphasis on public safety and welfare, and to foster a better understanding by the public of the capabilities of their respective National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs), and how best to use the services that NMHSs deliver.



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