Standing Committee on Disaster Risk Reduction and Public Services (SC-DRR)

Standing Committee on Disaster Risk Reduction and Public Services

At its first meeting in 2020, the First Session of the Commission for Weather, Climate, Water and Related Environmental Services and Applications (SERCOM) decided to establish the Standing Committee on Disaster Risk Reduction and Public Services (SC-DRR) for the first intersessional period (2020-2023), with the terms of reference provided here. The SC-DRR Chair, Dr Osvaldo Moraes (Brazil) and Vice-chair, Ms Jitsuko Hasegawa (Japan), were selected from the WMO Expert Network by the President of the Commission.

The SC-DRR itself comprises six subsidiary bodies in the form of Expert Teams (ETs). Details on the nature, composition, activities and deliverables of the SC-DRR ETs are available here.

SC-DRR meetings 

Related Activities

Public Weather Services Programme 
Disaster Risk Reduction Programme 
Tropical Cyclone Programme 
Severe Weather Forecasting Programme

Expert Teams and Advisory Groups

Below you will find all documents related to the Expert teams and Advisory Groups under the Standing Committee on Disaster Risk Reduction and Public Services:

ET-GSDExpert Team on General Service Delivery

Lead: Dr William Jonathan Lang (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) and Co-Lead: Mr Elliott (Eli) Jacks (United States of America)

Meetings:

 

ET-CHEExpert Team on Cataloguing Weather, Water, Climate, Environmental and Space Weather Hazardous Events

Lead: Paul Andrew Davies (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) and Co-lead: Dr Ardhasena Sopaheluwakan (Indonesia)

Meetings:

  • First meeting of the Expert Team on Cataloguing Weather, Water, Climate, Environmental and Space Weather Hazardous Events (ET-CHE-1)
  • Second meeting of the Expert Team on Cataloguing Weather, Water, Climate, Environmental and Space Weather Hazardous Events (ET-CHE-2)
  • Third meeting of the Expert Team on Cataloguing Weather, Water, Climate, Environmental and Space Weather Hazardous Events (ET-CHE-3)

 

 

AG-TC: Advisory Group on Tropical Cyclones

Chair: Dr Michael Brennan (United States of America) and Vice-chair: Mr Terry Atalifo (Fiji)  

Meetings:

  • First meeting of the Advisory Group on Tropical Cyclones (AG-TC-1) - 03 February 2022