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WMO Executive Council commits to early warnings for all

Posted 7th March 2023

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One of the World Meteorological Organization’s top strategic priorities – to ensure that everyone on Earth is protected by Early Warning Systems (EWS) in the next five years – is gaining momentum.

WMO’s Executive Council, which met from 27 February to 3 March, agreed a series of proposals which will ensure that the organization’s activities are aligned to the Early Warnings For All initiative. The resolutions will be forwarded to the decision-making World Meteorological Congress in May.

“We have received very strong support for the Early Warnings for All initiative from developed and developing countries alike. This is a great opportunity and great challenge for our community,” said WMO Secretary-General Prof. Petteri Taalas.

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