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Managing the El Nino Risk Together: Report on the El Nino 2015-2016
Outlook Forum and Stakeholder Consultation in Myanmar ADPC: Managing the El Nino Risk Together: Report on the El Nino 2015-2016 <br> Outlook Forum and Stakeholder Consultation in Myanmar

Published on: 03/18/2016

Language: English

Author(s): Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Department: Climate Change and Climate Risk Management

Type: Conference and Workshop Proceedings

File size: 1.36 MB

 

Publication Overview/Description

This is the report of the El Nino 2015-2016 Outlook Forum carried out in Myanmar in collaboration with the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) Myanmar and ADPC Bangkok. This report provides the details of the event and the content discussed in rise of the heightened levels of global and regional predictions on the El Nino situation in Myanmar at an early stage of El Nino impacts in 2016. The El Nino outlook forum aimed a wider sharing of knowledge, dialogue and interaction which would eventually help them understand the adverse impacts and early actions on the ground with higher level of information and knowledge on the El Nino phenomenon which is underway. The El Nino outlook forum was organized on 16 February 2016 in the Myanmar’s capital Nay Pyi Taw where the involvement of the key sectors and leading multi-agency stakeholders can be ensured. The event was organized as part of the ongoing regional project on “Strengthening weather and climate services of Myanmar, Bangladesh and Vietnam to deal with hydro-meteorological hazards” supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Royal Norwegian Government (MOFA-Norway) and implemented by the ADPC’s Climate Change and Climate Risk Management Department.