21 February 2013 - A Met Office expert is speaking at a UK Resilience conference on the importance of working in partnership to harness expertise.
Ensuring resilience to civil emergencies and natural hazards is an important issue, particularly in light of recent flooding and extreme weather in parts of the UK.
Phil Evans, Director of Government Services at the Met Office will be speaking at The Future of UK Resilience conference on the importance of working in partnership to harness expertise.
Phil Evans said: "With science at the heart of all our services, the Met Office is a trusted partner for climate, weather and hazard services providing advice and operational response and support. Our services help improve the resilience and effectiveness of public services helping to save lives, protect property and support the national economy."
Through working in partnership with science and service based organisations both in the UK and internationally the Met Office continues to invest in our science and the services we can provide such as:.
For further information about how the Met Office is ensuring resilience for the future you can visit our weather and hazard management services web page.
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Last updated: 21 February 2013