Normative support, convening of stakeholders, capacity development.
WMO Flood Forecasting Initiative. Its objective is to enhance the cooperation between meteorological and hydrological services to jointly deliver improved flood forecasting early warning services through timely and more accurate products. See https://hydroconference.wmo.int/en/partners/service-delivery/wmo-flood-forecasting-initiative-wmo-ffi for more information.
WMO Hydrological Status and Outlook System (WMO HydroSOS), starting in 2018, strives to build an operational system for assessing the current status of surface and groundwater hydrological systems, and predicting how they will change in the next future, in comparison to normal situations. See https://public.wmo.int/en/our-mandate/what-we-do/application-services/hydrosos for more details.
WMO/GWP Associated Programme on Flood Management. Its mission is to support countries in the implementation of Integrated Flood Management (IFM) within the overall framework of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) to maximize net benefits from the use of their floodplains and minimize loss of life and impacts. See http://www.floodmanagement.info/ for more information.