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    Presentation of Dr. Bruce Stewart, Director, WMO, at the 1st World Irrigation Forum, Mardin, Turkey Presentation of Dr. Bruce Stewart, Director, WMO, at the 1st World Irrigation Forum, Mardin, Turkey Presentation Transcript

    • World Irrigation Forum Mardin,Turkey Mardin Turkey B. Stewart Director, Director Climate and Water Department BStewart@wmo.int 29 September 2013 © World Meteorological Organization
    • Combined global Surface air and Sea Surface Temperatures average by decade © World Meteorological Organization
    • Global Distribution of Disasters Source: EM-DAT: The OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database - www.em-dat.be S A h O A/C l b d b Université Catholique de Louvain - Brussels - Belgium WMO/CRED Analysis using EM-DAT data © World Meteorological Organization
    • Billions of USD per decade Geological 495 500 Hydrometeorological 450 400 345 350 300 While economic losses are on the way up! 250 200 150 50 Millions of casualties per decade 103 88 100 0 3 160 11 4 56-65 24 14 66-75 Geological 47 76-85 86-95 96-05 decade 2.66 Hydrometeorological 2.5 2 1.73 1.5 15 1 0.39 0.5 0.05 0 0.67 0.65 56-65 0.22 0.17 66-75 Source: EM-DAT: The OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database 76-85 0.25 86-95 0.22 96-05 Loss of life from hydrometeorological disasters are decreasing! decade © World Meteorological Organization
    • Seamless Meteorological and Climate Forecasts and Analysis to Support DRM Planning, Preparedness and Response © World Meteorological Organization
    • Climate Services Cycle Climate Services Information Systems Development of information and products Research, Modelling and Prediction Delivery of Products Capacity Building Climate User Interface te ace Programme Monitoring and Analysis Application of Products Observations © World Meteorological Organization