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[Met-jobs] Meteorologists & Climate Information Services Experts with the Norwegian Refugee Council (Norway)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
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Date Thu, 10 Dec 2015 19:53:12 +0000

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NORCAP seeks Meteorologists and Climate Information Services Experts -
Expert Deployment/ NORCAP
Norwegian Refugee Council

NORCAP is a world leading standby roster which consists of 700 highly
qualified women and men ready to deploy to international operations,
regional institutions and national authorities at short notice. In order
to rapidly respond to our partners’ needs NORCAP is currently growing
its capacity within technical areas of relevance for Disaster Risk
Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA), including within
meteorology and climate services communication.

Specific background

Effective climate services are vital to reducing vulnerability to
climate impacts. However, 70 of the most vulnerable and least developed
countries do not yet have access to usable and scientifically credible
climate information and forecasts. The Global Framework for Climate
Services (GFCS) aims at pooling the expertise and resources of a number
of organizations together through the development and incorporation of
science-based climate information into planning, policy and practice at
all levels tailored to user needs in five focus areas: Disaster Risk
Reduction (DRR), water management, agriculture/food security, health and

As a partner to the GFCS, NORCAP is seeking experienced Meteorologists
and Climate Information Service Experts who are interested in a
challenge out of the ordinary.

For more information, please visit:

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