HYOGO FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES & ISSUES HAZARDS PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

Search beta

PreventionWeb (306)

Refine your search


Beta Search: help us improve results by reporting any issues. Contact us
306 results for: "El nino"
Longer-term El Nino warnings to help farmers adapt Date...Scientists have found a way to forecast El Nino weather events in the Pacific a year in...doubles current six-month predictions of El Nino, a warming of the eastern Pacific linked...
...readies food security defences against El Nino threat Date:27 May 2014 Source...reduce the impact of the so-called El Nino, a weather pattern that can bring...and India. Drought linked to a 2007 El Nino sparked a surge in food prices, including...
Kenya: Plea to donors over El Nino Date:17 Sep 2009 Source(s...disaster reduction preparedness ahead of El Nino-related rains, expected across...drought as well as the anticipated El-Nino rains. According to the UN Office...
El Nino raises cyclone risk in Polynesia, says meteorologist...Honolulu. “One of the key things with El Nino here in Samoa is that it increases the chance...hurricanes form closer to the dateline during El Nino years and that increases the threat of the...
Strong El Nino years to double, scientists say Date:18...double the rate of occurrences of the strongest El Niño events, one of the world’s most destructive...climate phenomena, climate scientists say. El Niño occurs when the surface water of the...
US: Aging El Nino buoys get fixed as weather forecasts at risk Date:07 Mar 2014 Source...Weather Service is set to start repairing 70 towering buoys used to track El Nino and La Nina patterns, whose damage has led scientists to warn the accuracy...
WMO: El Nino to influence climate patterns to mid-year Date:30 Mar 2010 Source(s...trust.org (TRF) According to the World Meteorological Organization, the El Niño weather pattern warming the Pacific Ocean since June, has peaked...
El Nino at a glance Organization:World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Year of publication:2004 Type:Booklet (...
Understanding El Nino and Drought Organization:Citizen's Disaster Response Center (CDRC) Year of publication:0 Type:Brochure, Flyer, Handout, Information card Language:English Audience:
Kenya government urged to avert El Nino disaster Date:14 Oct 2009 Source(s):Nation Media Group Ltd. 'For every $1 you use on disaster risk reduction, you save...
... Consequences of the 1997/98 El Niño and La Niña Monthly Sea Surface...Amazon found to spew carbon dioxide in El Nino year. The Boston Globe 17 Dec. 1998...Pacific associated with changes in El Nino. Science 281,240-243. Haeberli...
...a significant warming far into 2012. El Niño is part of a more general oscillation...the warming events only. However, an El Niño-year is followed by a La Niña-year...press-releases/durchbruch-fuer-el-nino-vorhersage
...activity is on the upswing and the next El Nino will increase tropical Pacific temperatures...dangerous to make predictions about El Nino, but it's safe to say we'll see...It won't take a very strong El Nino to push temperatures above 2010...
...feed to keep the remainder alive. With a recurrence of El Nino, the weather pattern behind the drought, looming and...investment this year, amid concerns over forecasts for an El Nino - the chances of which the Australian Bureau of Meteorology...
...explain in the article of Alertnet, this is due to the El Nino effect, which brings wetter weather to the Southwest...pushes the the fire risk to north to other states. "El Nino means the possibility of an above-average fire season...
...Guayaquil) Venue:International Research Center on "El Nino" (CIIFEN) Language:Spanish Main organizer:International Research Centre on El Niño (CIIFEN) Description El Centro Internacional de Investigación sobre el fenómeno...
...consequences in Malawi and Southern Africa more generally of climatic variability in the light of experience such as the El Nino event in 1997/98; and takes stock of the current capacity of climatic forecasting and progress in research to review...
...decisions about how to reduce risk through better access to and understanding of climate change and climate variability such as El Nino and La Nina events as well as tropical storms and periodic high tides. It is essential that governments and other actors...
...when they change, so does climate. The authors also address the most spectacular example of climate change, the El Nino-Southern Oscillation, while noting comparable rhythms named the Pacific Decadal Oscillation and the North Atlantic Oscillation...
...the air-temperature, sea surface temperature, rainfall, sea-level and tropical cyclones. It also considers the El Nino southern oscillation (ENSO) influences on these parameters. It is intended to contribute to the formulation of better...
...region to mid and high-latitudes, such as: (i) The relation between equatorial/tropical weather systems, monsoons, El Nino and wildfires, particularly in Africa, Brazil, Indonesia and Australia. (ii) The impact played by large-scale teleconnection...
...Indonesia’s southern coast bringing the added risk of tsunamis. Much of the country is susceptible to drought caused by El Nino/La Nina (ENSO), resulting in crop failure and uncontrolled bush and forest fires made worse by extensive logging...
...500 volcanoes, 128 of which are considered to be active; susceptible to drought caused by a strong correlation with the El Nino/La Nina (ENSO) phenomenon. Added to this is the fact that there are over 5,000 rivers, 30% of which pass through...
...assignment The volunteer will research and develop resources to communicate climate change and climate variability (such as El Nino/La Nina) with Pacific communities as well as practitioner and academic audiences. The volunteer will work with multiple...
...from Australia and Indonesia, the framework will focus on monitoring volcanoes and hydrographic watersheds where the "El Nino" phenomenon is generated. "The common-response strategy will only come into force if it is approved at the 16th APEC...
...institutions are vulnerable to adverse impacts of disasters, like typhoons, earthquakes, landslides, and flooding, as well as El Nino. She said the government is encouraging earthquake drills, disaster preparedness planning and trainings so that the community...
...many 'natural' disasters are the result of human activities," writes Achara Deboonme for The Nation. "La Nina and El Nino are natural phenomena, but human activities are increasing their frequency," the article continues. "We should focus...
...time, and perhaps ironically, these devastating flooding events took place amidst widespread speculations of a strong El-Nino for India this year and forecast of a deficit monsoon resulting in 1.75% decline in its GDP. Such cases of extreme...
...Organization (TDMMO) in Iran, Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) in Pakistan and the International Research Centre on El Nino (CIIFEN), Ecuador. Although working in different contexts, ranging from training for disaster responses after earthquakes...
...conferences will further understanding of the Earth's environmental processes such as climate variability, the effects of the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO), oceanic hazards such as tsunamis, tropical and extra-tropical cyclones, sea level rise...
...past five years, as part of their mission to help those areas which are most vulnerable to the impact of climate change and natural calamities. The special task force was created after El Nino and La Nina plagued the region in 2007 and 2008.
...reduce the risks they are exposed to by having a better understanding of climate change and climate variability including El Nino and La Nina and extreme weather events such as cyclones and tides. This is vital if we are to strengthen disaster preparedness...
...Copenhagen must remember that they are not just negotiating numbers and targets, but negotiating lives. This year’s El Nino prevented further hurricanes, which was a blessing because Haiti, still deeply scarred from last year, would have struggled...
...quantity as well. “We are trying to establish what will happen in the event of big droughts or floods, the effects of El Nino/La Nina situations and other factors. It will affect the communities because their livelihoods come from farming and...
...concerns in an email to me this week, noting that the current drought “will break, of course, likely with the upcoming El Nino, but as long as we keep increasing greenhouse gases, intense droughts will increase, especially in the Southwest. Rainfall...
...Chaudhry, former director-general of the Pakistan Meteorological Department, blamed last year’s dry winter on El-Nino conditions in the Pacific Ocean, which persisted from June 2011 to the summer of 2012, reducing Pakistan’s winter...
...food. “The last time I had earned this kind of money from my farm was in 1997 when I harvested a lot of maize following El Nino rains,” he recalls. The last year’s sorghum yield encouraged him to try it again. But to his disappointment...
...Argentina: La ciudad se prepara ante el fenómeno El Niño Date:06 Jun 2014 Source(s...escuelas. Como recomendación final el Intendente llamó a “todos los...ciudad_prepara_ante_fenomeno_nino.html
...manifestación de El Niño, para lo cual el Minam alcanzó recomendaciones a...condiciones de vulnerabilidad. El mapa se encuentra publicado en el geoservidor, disponible a través...noticia-minam-advierte-vulnerabilidad-regiones-fenomeno-nino-419491.aspx
...avoidable loss. Peru typically experiences El Niño-related flooding in February...substantially reduce losses during El Nino years (Osgood et al 2008). The...potential of creating pools based on the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) (Vicarelli...
...avoidable loss. Peru typically experiences El Niño-related flooding in February...substantially reduce losses during El Nino years (Osgood et al 2008). The...potential of creating pools based on the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) (Vicarelli...
[PDF] Jose, 2012
...inter tropical convergence zone. El Nino phenomenon, on the other hand, brings...Department of Agriculture has a program on El Nino/La Nina mitigation which falls...Development of the Crops Sector (El Nino/La Nina mitigation component) ...
...Tizi-Ouzou) et du bassin de l’oued El Harrach (Wilaya d’Alger). Par ailleurs, il y a...internationaux, en 2009 et 2010 (Tel El Bahr), de lutte contre la...i.e. predication of La Nina and El Nino events). Meteorology is also...
[PDF] Jose, 2012
...inter tropical convergence zone. El Nino phenomenon, on the other hand, brings...Department of Agriculture has a program on El Nino/La Nina mitigation which falls...Development of the Crops Sector (El Nino/La Nina mitigation component) ...
...Tizi-Ouzou) et du bassin de l’oued El Harrach (Wilaya d’Alger). Par ailleurs, il y a...internationaux, en 2009 et 2010 (Tel El Bahr), de lutte contre la...i.e. predication of La Nina and El Nino events). Meteorology is also...
...allá de las fronteras (como fue lo del Chaitén) es el reto sobre el que pivotear. Context & Constraints: Divulgar ampliamente...conducts annual seminars on themes like climate change and El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) to have an effective...
...allá de las fronteras (como fue lo del Chaitén) es el reto sobre el que pivotear. Context & Constraints: Divulgar ampliamente...conducts annual seminars on themes like climate change and El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) to have an effective...
...Tizi-Ouzou) et du bassin de l’oued El Harrach(Wilaya d’Alger) - Systèmes...Comisión de Actividades Espaciales, el Instituto Nacional del Agua, el Instituto...VMS has in place assessment tools for El-nino and La Nina. Context & Constraints...
...Tizi-Ouzou) et du bassin de l’oued El Harrach(Wilaya d’Alger) - Systèmes...Comisión de Actividades Espaciales, el Instituto Nacional del Agua, el Instituto...VMS has in place assessment tools for El-nino and La Nina. Context & Constraints...

 Previous1234567Next