The Department of Risk Management of Maracaibo in the Zulia state of Venezuela distributes a Meteorological News Bulletin that details the local and regional weather forecast for a three-day time horizon. The bulletin explains current daily precipitation as well as forecasted cumulative precipitation, relative humidity, wind, and temperature. In addition to forecast information, the bulletin provides recommendations regarding disaster prevention measures, which are meant for local government agencies and national-level interest groups. The Meteorological News Bulletin reaches key socioeconomic sectors and decision makers, and is an important link in the chain of climate information dissemination throughout western Venezuela.
- Department of Risk Management, Maracaibo, Venezuela; the Center of Scientific Modeling; Latin American Observatory of Extreme Events
- Garcia-Solera, I.
Dates:Download case study file Guajira_Case_Study