Normative support, convening of stakeholders, capacity development.
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.
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.
The IDMP works with a wide range of partners with the objective of supporting stakeholders at all levels by providing them with policy and management guidance through globally coordinated generation of scientific information and sharing best practices and knowledge for integrated drought management. See http://www.droughtmanagement.info/ for more details.