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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 9 February 2017 (WMO) - Climate change, environmental degradation, population growth and urbanization are putting pressure on water supplies in many parts of the Asian region, and exposure to extreme weather and other hazards is increasing.
At the kind invitation of the Government of the United Arab Emirates, the sixteenth session of Regional Association II (RA II-16) will be held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates from 12 to 16 February 2017.
The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) and the University of Sharjah (UoS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for joint cooperation in meteorology and seismology.
In line with its commitment to cooperate with relevant entities in undertaking its regulatory role, the UAE's Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, FANR, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology, NCMS.
Mr. Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization, and H. E. Dr. Abdullah Ahmed Al Mandoos, Director of the National Center of Meteorology and Seismology of the United Arab Emirates, met in Geneva 26th of Septemberto sign the host agreement for the 16th session of Regional Association II. The session will take place in Abu Dhabi from 12 to 16 February 2017.