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

Wetter than usual season expected over most farming areas of central and southern East Africa
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Wetter than usual season expected over most farming areas of central and southern East Africa

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Nairobi, 17 February 2021: March to May is an important season for Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda…

Very High Risk of Impacts to Crops and Rangelands
Alerts and Early Warning
Very High Risk of Impacts to Crops and Rangelands

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Projected impact on food and fodder  

  • Very high risk of significant impact to both crops and rangela…
Summary for Decision Makers, March to May 2021
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Summary for Decision Makers, March to May 2021

March to May is an important season for Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Somalia, and part…

Summary for Decision Makers, October to December 2020
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Summary for Decision Makers, October to December 2020

October to December is an important rainfall season for Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, …

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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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