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  1. Expert Meeting WMO, Geneva, November 2007

  2. International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies 186 National Societies supported by a Secretariat in Geneva as well as 7 zone offices and 60 country offices National Societies act as auxiliaries to the public authorities of their own countries in the humanitarian field National Societies provide a range of services including disaster preparedness, disaster relief, health and social programmes, and assistance to people affected by war

  3. Disaster risk reduction • Climate change, urbanisation, population growth and increasing poverty • Mandate drawn from International Conference 2003 agreed by States and RC/RC National Societies • Support Hyogo Framework for Action and strengthened ISDR System • Promote ‘safer & resilient communities’ & risk informed humanitarian action • Disaster risk reduction is not an additional burden since we have been doing it for many years

  4. Early Warning • Early Action • early response • reach first mile • multi-hazard • Seasonal Forecasting • interpretation • disaster preparedness & mitigation • Climate Change • adapting to the unknown • mainstream in disaster risk reduction

  5. NMHS and RC/RC National Societies • More than 30 National Societies already working with NMHS • Variable experience (Mozambique, Belize, SIDS, Bangladesh) • Need to map experience and to document good practice • Global EW elusive; global platforms to link with national delivery • Latin America and SE Asia provide opportunities • The International Federation Global Alliance provides a framework to scale up Early Warning