ICPAC works to reduce the loss of lives and livelihoods by providing timely early warnings and preparedness for disasters. We aim at creating capacity to mitigate impacts and manage risks, and ensure that when people are affected by disasters they can continue to meet their minimum needs for food, water, shelter, health, and security.
Disasters preparedness, hazard assessment, Post Disaster Needs Assessment
Monitoring and Early Warnings
We monitor the risks of disasters like drought or floods and warn national authorities
Investments for resilience
Investments for disaster risk reduction
We support coordination of stakeholders working in disaster risk management
We conduct risk assessments and mapping of disasters in the region
Support to recovery
The Programme supports recovery efforts at national level
We host a number of projects and programmes that support our work in Disaster Risk Management.
Our Latest Press Releases
09 March 2022, Nairobi - Kenya: ICPAC, the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre, has formally joined REAP (the Risk-informed Early Action Partnership), a global initiative that brings together key actors across the climate, humanitarian, and development sectors.
ICPAC provides climate services to 11 countries in the Greater Horn of Africa – the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) member states plus Burundi, Rwanda, and Tanzania. It aims to build resilience in a region deeply affected by climate change and extreme weather.
As the World Meteorological Organization’s Regional Climate Centre in East Africa, ICPAC will contribute its expertise on climate …
09 March 2022, Nairobi - Kenya: ICPAC, the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre, has for…
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Early Warnings for Early Action
ICPAC supports member countries to take Early Action to mitigate the impacts of Disasters such as floods, drought, cyclones, heavy rainfall or desert locust.
Mapping Disasters Impacts in the region
ICPAC supports member states to conduct post disasters Assessments. Before and after images of Floods which displaced up to 32.000 people in Afar in Ethiopia due to the overflow of Awash River.