Disaster Risk Management

Early Warning for Disaster Risk Reduction

Our work

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.

What we do
Capacity Building
Capacity Building

Disasters preparedness, hazard assessment, Post Disaster Needs Assessment

Monitoring and Early Warnings
Monitoring and Early Warnings

We monitor the risks of disasters like drought or floods and warn national authorities

Investments for resilience
Investments for resilience

Investments for disaster risk reduction

Coordination
Coordination

We support coordination of stakeholders working in disaster risk management

Risk analysis
Risk analysis

We conduct risk assessments and mapping of disasters in the region

Support to recovery
Support to recovery

The Programme supports recovery efforts at national level

Latest Updates

The Greater Horn of Africa is bracing for a 5th consecutive failed rainy season
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The Greater Horn of Africa is bracing for a 5th consecutive failed rainy season

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25th August 2022, Mombasa, Kenya: IGAD’S Climate Prediction and Applications Centre

(ICPAC) today an…

In Eastern Africa, over 50 million to face acute food insecurity in 2022
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In Eastern Africa, over 50 million to face acute food insecurity in 2022

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 22 July 2022: Over 50 million people are expected to face high levels of acu…

Summary for Decision Makers, October to December 2022
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Summary for Decision Makers, October to December 2022

Download our latest Summary for Decision Makers with impacts and advisories for the following secto…

IGAD Regional Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan (2023-2030)
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IGAD Regional Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan (2023-2030)

This IGAD Regional Climate Change Strategy (IRCCS) is organized around five parts. The first part i…

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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.

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