Latin American Flood and Drought Monitor A first workshop will be organized on 17 and 18 November 2014 to calibrate/validate the Princeton Flood and Drought Monitor for Latin American and the Caribbean. Read more

Expert Meeting ‘Coping with Droughts’ In order to establish a community of practice on Drought Management Tools, a regional expert meeting is organized in Santiago de Chile, from 19 to 21 November 2014. Symposium Website Agenda

Development of Climate Change Scenarios for Vulnerable Basins A workshop was held on August 4-8 in La Serena, Chile, to provide professionals with training in the application of probabilistic near-term climate scenarios to assess water resources vulnerabilities in pilotwatershed in Chile, Peru, Bolivia and Colombia. Read more

Side Event at the UNESCO-IHP Intergovernmental Council (Paris, June 18, 2014)

Results from the MWAR-LAC project were presented during the 21st IGC at UNESCO Headquarters. Read More

Launch of the Peruvian Drought Observatory

The Steering Committee of the Peruvian Drought Observatory was installed to guide its design and implementation in 2014. More

Making sense of Remote Sensing

A global G-WADI meeting was held at the University of Irvine, California, on the use of precipitation estimates from satellites for decision making. More – G-WADI Geo-Server

Upcoming activities

Latin-American Water Week, 23-27 March, Viña del Mar, Chile More
DesertLand II: 16-17 June 2015, Ghent, Belgium. More

MWAR LAC - Managing Water Resources in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions of Latin America and the Caribbean