The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has initiated and supported a series of activities,which address problems arising from vegetation fires and smoke impacts on human health and the environment.
In August 2016 an international workshop and training course „Forecasting Emissions from Vegetation Fires and their Impacts on Human Health and Security in South East Asia“ was organized by WMO, IBBI, UNISDR/IWPM, GWFN/GFMC, UNU, GIZ, IGAC and BMKG.
WMO Support to Develop the Health Guidelines for Vegetation Fire Events Building on some of the recommendations of the Singapore workshop, the WMO co-sponsored the workshop Workshop on WHO Health Guidelines for Episodic Vegetation Fire Events, in which the the guidelines were drafted. The final versions of the guidelines are available at the GFMC WHO web space at:
Related publications by WMO One of the eight Technical Commissions of the WMO is the Commission of Agricultural Meteorology (CAgM). The CAgM Publications Repository includes three fire-related publications, which are mirrored below: