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Third Lead Authors Meeting on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation

The World Meterological Organization (WMO) is hosting the Third Lead Authors Meeting for the Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX) for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Submitted comments to the the SREX Expert Review, which took place from 26 July-20 September 2010, will serve as the basis for discussions. The 30th Session of the IPCC in 2009 decided to prepare the SREX with the involvement of the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN/ISDR).  

dates: 25-28 October 2010   location: Geneva, Switzerland   contact: IPCC Working Group II Technical Support Unit   phone: +1-650-462-1047   fax: +1-650-462-5968   e-mail: tsu@ipcc-wg2.gov   www: http://www.ipcc-wg2.gov/AR5/extremes-sr/index.html