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Stories from the field

The VCP is a great example of the friendship and teamwork among WMO Members and partners. On this page, we would like to acknowledge some of the work and projects that have been implemented by the Met Services. For more information, please contact the Secretariat or the Members and partners involved.


Regional Numerical Weather Model in Mozambique


The German weather service and Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) have joined in a cooperation to implement a high-resolution numercial weather model in Mozambique to enhance flood forecasting capabilities. To read more, please click here.


Habiba's story

submitted by UK Met Office
This is the story of a Tanzanian woman, whose career in meteorology was greatly spurred after receiving a WMO fellowship award sponsored by the UK Met Office. Click here to read her story.


Enhancing Media Systems

submitted by UK Met Office
Setting up a television weather broadcast in Guyana has helped to inform people about storms and potential flood risks. The UK Met Office's Media Designer, Dave Robinson, spent 3 weeks in Guyana, sharing his knowledge and expertise with his local colleagues. To read more on this story, please click here.


Networking to save lives

The German weather service and PAGASA, the Philippine weather bureau, have established a high-speed network for the exchange of valuable data models. This additional resource is essential for PAGASA to determine the impact of typhoons and issue warnings to the people. Thanks to this partnership, many lives could already be saved. To find out more about this project, please click here.





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