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.
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
Nairobi, 17 February 2021: March to May is an important season for Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Somalia, and parts of Ethiopia. A wetter than usual season is expected over western Kenya, eastern Uganda, western Ethiopia, eastern South Sudan, Tanzania, parts of Burundi and Rwanda, and limited areas of northern Somalia. While drier than usual conditions are expected over eastern Eritrea, north-eastern Ethiopia, limited areas of western South Sudan, and a few places over eastern Kenya.
The season is expected to start 1-2 weeks early in northern Tanzania, northern Uganda, western and eastern Kenya, most of South Sudan, south-western Ethiopia, …
Nairobi, 17 February 2021: March to May is an important season for Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda…
Projected impact on food and fodder
- Very high risk of significant impact to both crops and rangela…
March to May is an important season for Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Somalia, and part…
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.