The specialized Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) initiative saves lives, assets and livelihoods through increased access to early weather warnings and risk information for people in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) – the world’s most vulnerable countries. CREWS was established in 2015 as a financing mechanism leveraging the expertise and specialist networks of its Implementing Partners As of 2020, CREWS has invested USD 54 million.
Type of institution
United Nations organizations
Region
Global
Africa
Asia
Central America and the Caribbean
Pacific and Australasia
Risks
Rain-related
Heavy rain/Flood
Drought
Temperature-related
Heatwave
Cold spell
Wind-related
Others