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Many of these disaster events have been weather related. Many have caused economic losses which have put enormous strains on already fragile states. "If anyone should benefit from a Global Framework for Climate Services then it has to be those for whom advance knowledge and understanding of extreme weather events can be the difference between a good crop and a bad crop, or the difference between a timely evacuation to a safe location and being caught unawares in rising floodwaters. Weather is often a matter of life and death, especially for the rural and urban poor."
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NOTE DATED 51/04/12 FROM THE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UNITED STATES ADDRESSED TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL TRANSMITTING 6 COMMUNIQUES ISSUED BY THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE UNITED NATIONS COMMAND IN KOREA
Far Bst Air Forces Bomber Command.B-29 Superforts took advantage of the poor weather for a maintenance "stand doun." It' was one of the few occasions of the Korean war on which no sorties-were fn by the medium bombers. (...) /UNITED NATIONS ALthoughhampered by bad weather, Uaitod Nations Naval Foris continUod bbmbardiq military.irmtallatfons on North libroa'e east coast yesterday from 'I the sea’an from the-air. -, ,. (...) lzlis ia the lowest number of sorties flown on a single day since MiLTch 6 when bad weather limited tho Air Forco to twenty-nin-c combat sorties.
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Ozone | World Meteorological Organization Skip to main content World Meteorological Organization Weather · Climate · Water Toggle navigation English Go Our mandate What we do Weather How we do it Public-Private Engagement (PPE) ocp innovation webinar Space borne Precipitation Measurements and Application WMO and HMEI Information Day WMO Innovation Seminar - Microsoft and the UN Sustainable Development Goals Climate Focus areas Water Programmes Projects Resources Bulletin MeteoWorld Library Gender Equality Education and training Standards and Recommended Practices The WMO Building / Conference Centre Language resources World Meteorological Day United in Science Coronavirus (COVID-19) Media Events About us Who we are Vision, Mission, Strategic Planning Members Governance The Secretariat Employment Awards Procurement Finance and Accountability Related links FAQs Contact us Community Platform Reform Search form Search Home Our mandate Focus areas Environment Ozone Ozone 4541784127_6e7ec1aff7_z.jpg Ozone Ozone is a form of oxygen with molecules carrying three atoms instead of two. (...) Therefore, whether ozone is good or bad depends on its altitude in the atmosphere. The ozone layer has been under attack from chlorine (chlorofluorocarbon, CFC) and bromine (halon) compounds abundantly used in the past in products such as aerosol spray can propellants, refrigerants, pesticides, solvents and fire extinguishers.
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Score: 1117321.9 - https://public.wmo.int/en/our-.../focus-areas/environment/ozone
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Ulrich Hess and Joanna Syroka, Weather-based Insurance in Southern Africa: The Case of Malawi, Agriculture and Rural Development Working Paper #13, The World Bank, January 2005. http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTARD/Resources/Malawi_text_final.pdf The World Bank, Managing Agricultural Production Risk, Sector Report, 2005. (...) hl=en&lr=&q=Olivier+Mahul&btnG=Search Annotated bibliography: Microinsurance aspects in agricultural insurance, done by Munich Re, http://www.munichre- foundation.org/StiftungsWebsite/Projects/Microinsurance/2007Microinsurance/MIC_Agriculture_Bibliography.htm Session 3:Micro (health) insurance products: potential for development in Africa; Building Security for the Poor: Potential and Prospects for Microinsurance in India, UNDP, 2007 http://www.undprcc.lk/Publications/HDRU/HDRU_MI_STUDY.pdf Guerin, Olivier Louis dit, Association d’Entraide des Femmes Benin, CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance Good and Bad Practices, Case Study No. 22, 2006, http://microfinancegateway.org/file s/31893_file_cstudy22.pdf Radermacher, Ralf, Olga van Putten-Rademaker, Verena Müller, Natasha Wig, David Dror , Karuna Trust, Karnataka, CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance Good and Bad Practices, Case Study No. 19, December 2005. http://www.microfinancegateway.org/files/30234_file_Karuna_Trust_Good_and_Bad_Case_Study_No._19.pdf Private health insurance: implications for developing countries, Policies and Practice, Neelam Sekhri and William Savedoff, Bulletin of the Word Health Association, 83 (2), February 2005, https://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/83/2/127arabic.pdf CGAP case study on Madison Insurance: http://microfinancegateway.org/files/27602_file_cstudy10.pdf Reducing Vulnerability: The Supply of Health Microinsurance in East Africa: http://www.ids.ac.uk/impact/publications/joint_publications/The%20Competitive%20Environment%20in%20Uganda %20Synthesis%20-%20Wright%20et%20al.pdf Product Development - Making Microinsurance Products Successful, 2007: http://microfinancegateway.org/files/41153_file_03.pdf Session 4: Sub-national instruments for financing basic utilities Local Financing For Sub-Sovereign Infrastructure In Developing Countries: Case Studies of Innovative Domestic Credit Enhancement Entities and Techniques: http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTGUARANTEES/Resources/Local_Financing_for_Sub- sovereign_infrastructure.pdf Building Sub-National Debt Markets in Developing and Transition Countries: A Framework for Analysis, Policy Reform and Assistance Strategy.
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Score: 1115269.7 - https://www.un.org/esa/sustdev.../egm2007/selected_readings.pdf
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Bad situations ‘only get worse’ without disaster risk governance, UN chief says on International Day | | UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation Language: العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search the United Nations Search Advanced Search Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv   Subscribe Audio Hub Bad situations ‘only get worse’ without disaster risk governance, UN chief says on International Day UN Photo/Rick Bajornas A scene of devastation in the wake of Hurricane Irma, which struck Antigua and Barbuda in the Caribbean region in 2017. 13 October 2020 Humanitarian Aid With nations facing multiple crises simultaneously and a dramatic rise in extreme weather events in recent decades, the UN Secretary-General has called for strengthening disaster risk governance, to build a safer, more resilient world.  In a message commemorating the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction , Secretary-General António Guterres warned that without good disaster risk governance, “bad situations only get worse.”  To reduce the impacts of climate change, leaders must put the public first.
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Score: 1115231.7 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/10/1075252
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NOTE DATED 52/07/18 FROM THE ACTING REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UNITED STATES ADDRESSED TO THE ACTING SECRETARY-GENERAL TRANSMITTING 7 COMMUNIQUES ISSUED BY THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE UNITED NATIONS COMMAND IN KOREA
However, results of their strikes 'at enemy positions all along the. battle line, utilizing electronic aiming techniques, .were unobserved because of the weather. One RB-26, flying weather reconnaissance, ..las attacked by a lone MIG-15. (...) B-26 night intruders and shore-based Marine fighter-bombers, patrolling enemy supply routes in the night, sighted no enemy supply vehicles because of bad weather. However, they attacked rail transport at Yongmi, just across the Chongchon River from Sinanju. (...) Land-based aircraft operations also were hampered by bad weather, flights being confined to reconnaissance and weather missions.
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Considering the frequency of bad weather conditions, it is important that the alternate aerodromes for these airports take note of this expected development. 2.
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Score: 1112053.4 - https://www.icao.int/WACAF/Doc...005/NLA_TF2/NLA_TF2wp04_en.pdf
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NOTE DATED 51/07/10 FROM THE PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE [OF THE] UNITED STATES ADDRESSED TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL TRANSMITTING 4 COMMUNIQUES ISSUED BY THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE UNITED NATIONS COMMAND IN KOREA
. , L%d-baeed~fi~hta an'~;it borPbe"fl through bad weather aontinued attacks on enem$t@be~ in the battle area while medium bombers attacked a marshalling yard and eupplg denter on the Weat Coast and etiemy front line troop positions slang the battle line. (...) ‘Cc‘ , . i I .’ “. ~ .c’. r : 1 * Despite baa weather off the Iet; Coaet, the escort'cer U.S.S. ':' Sicily launched Marine Corsair6 in effective strikes at enemy troops and supply points in western Korea near HaeJu. (...) Highways and rail lines were cut to prevent supplies-from. moving to front line enemy troops. Despite increasing bad weather during the nipt, twinengine 8-26 light bombers flew more than thirty sorties as they operated along the enerls main supply mutes throughout North Korea, and used radar techniques to hit-enemy airfields at Sunan and Pyongyang (downtown).
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TRUSTEESHIP COUNCIL 23RD SESSION OFFICIAL RECORDS 955TH MEETING THURSDAY, 12 FEBRUARY 1959, AT 10.30 A.M. NEW YORK
Subsequently, the abandoned huts had been destroyed by bad weather. 12. Mr. GERIG (United States of America), Chairman of the Visiting Mission, asked the representative of the Soviet Union which passages in the Mission's report seemed to him to indicate that it was the Administra- tion which had destroyed the huts. 13. (...) The 90 end of the paragraph showed clearly that the villages had not been destroyed by bad weather but "to prevent their use by the rebels". (...) The special representative had at first said that the villages had been destroyed by bad weather; the Visiting Mission, on the other hand, maintained that they had been destroyed "to prevent their use by the rebels".
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Search Close Search UNICEF Fulltext search Max Press release 1.3 million children urgently need humanitarian assistance after storms batter Bay of Bengal UNICEF ramps up aid delivery for children and families affected by severe weather in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Myanmar 01 June 2017 UNICEF/UNI48590/Noorani Resma, 9, illuminates the platform below her neighbour's tin roof where she and her family took refuge during the storm, in the village of Amua in Barisal District. (...) Available in: Türkçe English   NEW YORK/BANGKOK/KATHMANDU, 1 June 2017 – At least 1.3 million children are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance across the Bay of Bengal region following severe weather over the past six days, UNICEF has warned. (...) UNICEF is particularly concerned about children and families who were already displaced and living in precarious conditions before the bad weather struck – this includes some 74,000 Rohingya refugees who recently crossed into Bangladesh and were sheltering in an area badly affected by Cyclone Mora, and 120,000 displaced people in Myanmar’s Rakhine State.
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Score: 1101264.1 - https://www.unicef.org/turkey/en/node/1786
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