WMO sets priorities for 2016 – 2019
On 12 June the WMO ended its congress with the adoption of a new strategic plan and a new set of priorities for the period 2016 - 2019 which include:
- Disaster Risk Reduction: Improve the accuracy and effectiveness of high quality impact-based forecasts and multi-hazard early warnings of extreme weather, climate, water and environmental events from the tropics to the poles.
- WMO Integrated Global Observing System: strengthen the global observing and information systems for better, standardized, integrated and accurate observations of the Earth System.
- Polar and High Mountain regions: Improve operational meteorological and hydrological monitoring, prediction and services in polar, and high mountain regions.
- Capacity Development: Enhance the capacity of NMHSs to deliver on their mission in developing, least developed and small island developing states.
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