Guidelines & Tools

Please click on the headings below to find IDMP guidelines, concepts, outcomes of expert meetings and the key documents of the High Level Meeting on National Drought Policy.

 Handbook of Drought Indicators and Indices. WMO/GWP Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP). 2016. WMO-No. 1173. WMO, Geneva, Switzerland and GWP, Stockholm, Sweden. Handbook of Drought Indicators and Indices. WMO/GWP Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP). 2016. WMO-No. 1173. WMO, Geneva, Switzerland and GWP, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

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IDMP_NDMPG_2014XXXNational Drought Management Policy Guidelines – A Template for Action (Donald A. Wilhite). WMO/GWP Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP). 2014. Tools and Guidelines Series 1. WMO, Geneva, Switzerland and GWP, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

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Standardized Precipitation Index User Guide Standardized Precipitation Index User Guide. World Meteorological Organization. 2012. M. Svoboda, M. Hayes and D. Wood. (WMO-No. 1090), Geneva, Switzerland.

 

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 Handbook of Drought Indicators and Indices. WMO/GWP Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP). 2016. WMO-No. 1173. WMO, Geneva, Switzerland and GWP, Stockholm, Sweden.     xOnline Drought Indicators and Indices based from the IDMP Handbook on Drought Indicators and Indices .

 

Responding to Drought, GWP Briefing NoteXXXResponding to Drought, GWP Briefing Note.
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 Drought monitoring and early warning: concepts, progress and future challenges. Drought monitoring and early warning: concepts, progress and future challenges. 2006. WMO No. 1006, Geneva, Switzerland, 24 pp.

 

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Early Warning Systems for Drought Prepardness and Drought Management Early Warning Systems for Drought Preparedness and Drought Management. 2000. Edited by Wilhite, D.A., M.V.K. Sivakumar and D.A. Wood. Geneva, Switzerland: World Meteorological Organization. AGM-2, WMO/TD N°1037, 2000. 185 pp.

 

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Benefits of action and costs of inaction: Drought mitigation and preparedness – a literature reviewXXXBenefits of action and costs of inaction: Drought mitigation and preparedness – a literature review. Gerber, N. and A. Mirzabaev. IDMP.
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Agricultural Drought Indices – Proceedings of an Expert meeting.XXXAgricultural Drought Indices – Proceedings of an Expert meeting.Sivakumar, Mannava V.K., Raymond P. Motha, Donald A. Wilhite and Deborah A. Wood (Eds.). 2011. Agricultural Drought Indices. Proceedings of the WMO/UNISDR Expert Group Meeting on Agricultural Drought Indices, 2-4 June 2010, Murcia, Spain: Geneva, Switzerland: World Meteorological Organization. AGM-11, WMO/TD No. 1572; WAOB-2011. 219 pp.

 

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Towards a Compendium on National Drought Policy – Proceedings of an Expert Team Meeting. Towards a Compendium on National Drought Policy – Proceedings of an Expert Team Meeting. Sivakumar, Mannava V.K., Raymond P. Motha, Donald A. Wilhite, and John J. Qu (Eds.). 2011. Proceedings of an Expert Meeting on the Preparation of a Compendium on National Drought Policy, July 14-15, 2011, Washington DC, USA: Geneva, Switzerland: World Meteorological Organization. AGM-12; WAOB-2011. 135 pp.

 

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WMO HMNDP Final DeclarationXXXFinal declaration.

 

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WMO HMNDP Policy DocumentXXXPolicy Document: National Drought Management Policy.

 

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WMO HMNDP Science DocumentXXXScience Document: Best Practices on National Drought Management Policy. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

 

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