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2015 Meeting of the WMO Disaster Risk Reduction User-Interface Expert Advisory Group on Hazard and Risk Analysis (WMO DRR UI-EAG HRA) Geneva, Switzerland 15-17 December
2015 (2nd) Meeting of the WMO Disaster Risk Reduction Focal Points of Regional Associations, Technical Commissions and Programmes (DRR FP RA-TC-TP) Geneva, Switzerland 3-5 November
WMO International Symposium on Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems and Services Sendai, Japan 16 March


WMO User Workshop: “Requirements for Weather, Climate and Hydrological Services to Support Loss and Damage Data Collection and Risk Modelling ” London, UK 4 July
WMO Activities at the Understanding Risk Forum 2014 London, UK 30 June to 4 July


Workshop on Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems for Urban Areas San José, Costa Rica 10-12 December
2013 (1st) Coordination Meeting of Disaster Risk Reduction Focal Points of Technical Commissions and Programmes Geneva, Switzerland 14-16 October
First Technical Workshop on Standards for Hazard Monitoring, Databases, Metadata and Analysis Techniques to Support Risk Assessment Geneva, Switzerland 10-14 June
WMO Activities at the Fourth Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction Geneva, Switzerland 19-23 May


First Meeting of the WMO Expert Advisory Group on Financial Risk Transfer Geneva, Switzerland 13-14 Dec
WMO Activities at the Third Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction Geneva, Switzerland 8-13 May
Special Session on Disaster Risk Reduction and Early Warning Dissemination and Communication Issues in central America and the Caribbean Miami, USA 1 April
Regional Meeting for Strengthening Regional Cooperation in Meteorology, Hydrology and Climate Services for Disaster Risk Management in South East Europe Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina 28-29 March
Strengthening Regional Cooperation to Support Forecasting with Multi-Hazard Approach in RA IV George Town, Cayman Islands 7 March
Meeting on Regional Cooperation in MHEWS and Risk Assessment in South East Europe WMO Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland 16-17 February


National Disaster Coordinators and Meteorologists Dialogue Advancing Multi-Hazards Early Warning Systems in the Caribbean Montego Bay, Jamaica 6 December
Technical Cooperation Workshop for the Development of the Caribbean Regional Cooperation Programme in Multi-Hazard Early Warning System Christ Church , Barbados 2-5 November
Training Workshop on Flood Risk Assessment Istanbul, Turkey 27 September to 1 October
Training Workshop on Drought Risk Assessment for the Agricultural Sector (Southeastern Europe) Ljubljana, Slovenia 20-24 September
Technical Conference on Multi-hazard Early Warning Systems during the XVth Session of WMO Regional Association III Bogota, Colombia 20–21 September
Meeting of the Task Team on "Meteorological Services for Improved Humanitarian Planning and Response" Geneva , Switzerland 31 August to 2 September
Training Workshop on Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems with focus on Institutional Partnerships and Coordination San Jose , Costa Rica 22-26 March
Expert Meeting for the Preparation of the Multi Hazard Early Warning Systems Training Workshops Geneva, Switzerland 13-14 January


Training Workshop on Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems with focus on Institutional Coordination and Cooperation Pula, Croatia 1-3 October
Second Experts’ Symposium on Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems with focus on the Role of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services Toulouse, France 5-7 May
Working-Level Brainstorming Session on Meteorological Services to for Improved Humanitarian Continency Planning and Response Geneva, Switzerland 17 April


Experts Meeting on Requirements of Catastrophe Insurance and Weather Risk Management Markets Geneva, Switzerland 5-7 December
Expert Meeting on NMHSs’ Participation in Disaster Risk Reduction Coordination Mechanisms and Early Warning Systems Geneva, Switzerland 26-28 November


WMO Session at International Disaster Reduction Conference (IDRC) Davos, Switzerland 27 August to 1 September
First Symposium on Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems for Integrated Disaster Risk Management WMO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland 23-24 May
Third Early Warning Conference
From Concept to Action
Bonn, Germany 27-29 March


WMO Public Forum Workshop, Reducing the Risks of Weather, Climate and Water related Hazards through Advanced Detection, Monitoring, Early warning systems and Opportunities of Information Society. Kobe, Japan 21 January
WMO WSIS Thematic Meeting on ICT Applications in Natural Disaster Reduction Kobe, Japan 21 January


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