Geneva, 5 June 2023. At the Nineteenth World Meteorological Congress, 193 Members of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), met to decide on WMO’s strategy and priorities until 2030.
UN Early Warnings for All initiative officially becomes WMO’s top priority, with SOFF as delivery vehicle. SOFF already supports 40 countries with funds for 26 countries disbursed. SOFF requested to explore opportunities to support Middle Income Countries.
The latest World Meteorological Organization (WMO) bulletin covers the UN Secretary General’s Early Warnings for All initiative. SOFF is the foundational element and a delivery vehicle of the Early Warnings for All initiative – warnings are only as good as the data they are built upon.
SOFF to enhance data availability and exchange for improvement of weather and climate forecasts in Tanzania
Tanzania Meteorological Authority (TMA) in collaboration with Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) as peer Advisor and the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) being an implementing Entity has started implementation of the Systematic Observation Financing Facility (SOFF) readiness Phase by conducting a workshop on preparation of Global Base Observation Network (GBON) National Gap Analysis for Tanzania. In […]
The SOFF Steering Committee approves funding for the first 26 countries and adopts accelerated implementation.
Reflecting on the critical role of WFP and national governments in anticipating severe weather events and protecting vulnerable communities from the impacts of climate change. You can find the publication of WFP here, and download the factsheet here. 23 March 2023, World Meteorological Day. For WFP, this is an opportunity to reflect on the crucial role […]