Disaster Risk Management

Early Warning for Disaster Risk Reduction

Our work

ICPAC works to reduce loss of lives and livelihoods by providing timely early warnings and preparedness for disasters. We aim at create 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

Statement
IGAD and FAO call for urgent actions to mitigate the impacts of drought across the Horn of Africa

18 November 2021, Nairobi – Vulnerable communities in the IGAD region continue to experience a comp…

IGAD’s Climate Center officially opened
Press Release
IGAD’s Climate Center officially opened

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27 October 2021, Nairobi: The IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) was officiall…

Summary for Decision Makers, October to December 2021
Advisory
Summary for Decision Makers, October to December 2021

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

Report of the 58 Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum
Report
Report of the 58 Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum

SUMMARY

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) he…

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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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