Improved forecasting helps people prepare for the weather and the seasons: SHEAR research outcomes

The SHEAR programme (Science for Humanitarian Emergencies and Resilience) carried out innovative research, in some of the most hazard-prone parts of the world, to better understand and forecast disasters, and minimize the risk they pose to vulnerable communities. This brief outlines SHEAR’s advances made in developing new or improved forecast products for various natural hazards and their impacts in Asia and Africa. SHEAR projects have worked to advance the quality of the forecast information to support preparedness, by increasing the confidence, credibility and usability of forecasting science

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