WMO Congress XIV, in 2003, established the WMO Disaster Risk Reduction Programme to strengthen and integrate disaster risk reduction processes related to meteorological, hydrological and climate services of its WMO operational and research networks in all countries, particularly those with least
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The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that acts as the authoritative voice for weather, climate, water and related environmental issues, and disasters caused by hydrometeorological hazards. The hazards under its mandate include severe storms, tropical cyclones (hurricanes and typhoons), storm surges, floods, cold spells, heat waves, cold waves, droughts, volcanic ash transport, air pollution, sand and dust storms, among others. It also contributes with data, information products and services for the monitoring and prediction of forest fires, locust swarms, health epidemics, tsunami, among others.