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Expert Meeting for the Preparation of the Multi Hazard Early Warning Systems Training Workshops

13-14 January 2010, Geneva, Switzerland

WMO Headquarters, Room 7 Lake


Workshop Documents Link
Final MHEWS Documentation Template
Doc 1- Agenda of the meeting
Doc 2 - MHEWS Training Workshop Costa Rica Brochure
Doc 3a - MHEWS Training Workshop Costa Rica Draft Agenda
Doc 3b - Coordination meeting Costa Rica Draft Agenda
Doc 4 - MHEWS Training Workshop List of Documents
Doc 5 - Discussions Topics for the Working Groups
Doc 6 - Instructions for the Trainers
Doc 7 - Instructions for the Working Groups
Doc 8 - Questionnaire used in the Working Groups
Sample Presentations from Previous Workshops

"Early Warning System for Tropical Cyclones in the Republic of Cuba" by Dr José Rubiera


"Météo-France contribution to the French DRR system : Vigilance" by Dr Cyrille Honoré


"Multi-Hazard Early Warning System in Italy" by Dr Patrizio Emiliani

"Italian Meteorological Service General Office for Air Space and Meteorology" by Col Sergio Pasquini

United States of America

"Serving the Nation's Environmental Forecasting needs" by Mr Lynn Maximuk


"Multi-Hazard Ealy Warning System in Germany " by Mr Axel Thomalla

Other Reference Documents
Standard template for Documentation of Good Practices in Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems, with a Focus on the Role of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHS)
Report of the First Experts’ Symposium on Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems (MHEWS-I) (May 2006)
Hyogo Framework for Action: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters (World Conference on Disaster Reduction), January 2005
Global Survey of Early Warning Systems: An assessment of capacities, gaps and opportunities toward building a comprehensive global early warning system for all natural hazard (Third International Early Warning Conference, March 2006)
International Conference on Early Warning Systems for Natural Disaster Reduction (EWC-I), September 1998
Second International Conference on Early Warning (EWC-II), October 2003
Third International Conference on Early Warning (EWC-III), March 2006


For any additional information please contact:

Dr Maryam Golnaraghi
Chief, Chief of Disaster Risk Reduction Division
World Meteorological Organization
7bis,avenue de la Paix
Case postale 2300
CH-1211 Geneva 2
Tel: + 41-(0) 22-730-8006
Fax: + 41-(0) 22-730-8128
Email: mgolnaraghi@wmo.int




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