From today until 2 March 2023, delegations from countries across the region will gather in the resort city of Punta del Este, Uruguay, to exchange experiences and facilitate decisions to implement the Regional Plan of Action.
The CREWS Caribbean initiative’s purpose is to support Caribbean countries in their efforts to increase their weather and climate services and to generate and communicate effective, impact-based and gender-responsive MHEWS and risk information.
The REWSC is an excellent study case of governance mechanisms on how regional and global organizations coordinate actions aiming to increase the efficiency of EWS with a multi-hazard approach in the context of systemic risk and complexity.
Uruguay has proposed to give a relevant space during PR23 to the topics of science, technology, and early warning systems (Target G of the Sendai Framework), under the slogan “Science and Technology for the Comprehensive Management of Disaster Risk”.
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-2030) and the International Health Regulations (WHO, 2005) include biological hazards, such as the SARS-CoV-2 virus, among the major sources of risks for the 21st century. While COVID-19, the