World Meteorological Day (March 23)

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The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)


The World Meteorological Organization has its fundamental mission to support the countries of the world in providing meteorological and hydrological services to protect life and property from natural disasters related to weather, climate, and water, to safeguard the environment, and to contribute to sustainable development. This cannot happen without the necessary observations, research and operations that develop the understanding and knowledge of weather and climate.

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