The world has a disaster problem
Billions of people endure unnecessary risk to life, loved ones, and personal property because they don’t have the information they need to prepare for extreme weather changes. All too often, the response to impending weather is reactionary and the result is tragedy. Disastrous typhoons, hurricanes, floods and periods of extreme heat have shown us that weather unpreparedness threatens the safety of millions every day. There is a clear need for more accurate forecasting to enable faster, informed decision-making in the face of weather-driven emergencies.