Tag: El Niño Readiness

Drought! A Zimbabwe Case Study

Originally published January 2017 The Government of Zimbabwe has been under fire from the international community because of the lack of relevant democratic institutions, a result of the Mugabe regime’s attempt to hold on to power. Assistance for development or even sustainable DRR activities cannot be counted on. Given […]

El Niño readiness

NMHS Modernization, and the Level of a Nation’s El Nino Readiness A key actor in an “El Niño ready nation” is a country’s hydrological and meteorological service (NMHS). In countries affected by El Niño, the role of the NMHSs is very important as they are expected to provide […]

National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs)

Modernization in Parts (Basic Needs) Aside from the unique needs of each specific country to cope with its hydro-meteorological hazards, their National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs), generally speaking, are likely to have common (similar) basic needs to fulfill their core operational responsibilities to their societies. El Niño […]